abrogate


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abrogate

to abolish or annul by formal means; to repeal; put aside; cancel; revoke; rescind; nullify: to abrogate a law
Not to be confused with:
abdicate – renounce or relinquish, such as a right: He will abdicate the throne to marry a commoner.; resign, quit; abandon; repudiate
arrogate – to claim presumptuously; to assume without right: arrogate the right to make decisions; to attribute or assign to another; ascribe

ab·ro·gate

 (ăb′rə-gāt′)
tr.v. ab·ro·gat·ed, ab·ro·gat·ing, ab·ro·gates
To abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority: "Our existing Aboriginal and treaty rights were now part of the supreme law of the land, and could not be abrogated or denied by any government" (Matthew Coon Come).

[Latin abrogāre, abrogāt- : ab-, away; see ab-1 + rogāre, to ask; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

ab′ro·ga′tion n.
ab′ro·ga′tive adj.
ab′ro·ga′tor n.

abrogate

(ˈæbrəʊˌɡeɪt)
vb
(Law) (tr) to cancel or revoke formally or officially; repeal; annul
[C16: from Latin abrogātus repealed, from ab-1 + rogāre to propose (a law)]
ˌabroˈgation n
ˈabroˌgator n

ab•ro•gate

(ˈæb rəˌgeɪt)

v.t. -gat•ed, -gat•ing.
1. to abolish or annul by formal or official means; repeal: abrogated a treaty.
2. to put aside; put an end to.
[1520–30; < Latin abrogātus, past participle of abrogāre to repeal, cancel = ab- ab- + rōgāre to ask]
ab′ro•ga•ble (-gə bəl) adj.
ab`ro•ga′tion, n.
ab′ro•ga`tive, adj.
ab′ro•ga`tor, n.

abrogate


Past participle: abrogated
Gerund: abrogating

Imperative
abrogate
abrogate
Present
I abrogate
you abrogate
he/she/it abrogates
we abrogate
you abrogate
they abrogate
Preterite
I abrogated
you abrogated
he/she/it abrogated
we abrogated
you abrogated
they abrogated
Present Continuous
I am abrogating
you are abrogating
he/she/it is abrogating
we are abrogating
you are abrogating
they are abrogating
Present Perfect
I have abrogated
you have abrogated
he/she/it has abrogated
we have abrogated
you have abrogated
they have abrogated
Past Continuous
I was abrogating
you were abrogating
he/she/it was abrogating
we were abrogating
you were abrogating
they were abrogating
Past Perfect
I had abrogated
you had abrogated
he/she/it had abrogated
we had abrogated
you had abrogated
they had abrogated
Future
I will abrogate
you will abrogate
he/she/it will abrogate
we will abrogate
you will abrogate
they will abrogate
Future Perfect
I will have abrogated
you will have abrogated
he/she/it will have abrogated
we will have abrogated
you will have abrogated
they will have abrogated
Future Continuous
I will be abrogating
you will be abrogating
he/she/it will be abrogating
we will be abrogating
you will be abrogating
they will be abrogating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been abrogating
you have been abrogating
he/she/it has been abrogating
we have been abrogating
you have been abrogating
they have been abrogating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been abrogating
you will have been abrogating
he/she/it will have been abrogating
we will have been abrogating
you will have been abrogating
they will have been abrogating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been abrogating
you had been abrogating
he/she/it had been abrogating
we had been abrogating
you had been abrogating
they had been abrogating
Conditional
I would abrogate
you would abrogate
he/she/it would abrogate
we would abrogate
you would abrogate
they would abrogate
Past Conditional
I would have abrogated
you would have abrogated
he/she/it would have abrogated
we would have abrogated
you would have abrogated
they would have abrogated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.abrogate - revoke formallyabrogate - revoke formally      
abolish, get rid of - do away with; "Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia"

abrogate

abrogate

verb
To put an end to, especially formally and with authority:
Translations

abrogate

[ˈæbrəʊgeɪt] VT (frm) → abrogar

abrogate

[ˈæbrəgeɪt] vt
(= give up) [+ responsibility, right] → renoncer à
(= revoke) [+ treaty, agreement] → abroger

abrogate

vt law, treatyaußer Kraft setzen; responsibilityablehnen

abrogate

[ˈæbrəʊˌgeɪt] vt (law) → abrogare; (agreement) → revocare; (responsibility) → venir meno a
References in classic literature ?
Suppose, again, that upon the pretense of an interference with its revenues, it should undertake to abrogate a landtax imposed by the authority of a State; would it not be equally evident that this was an invasion of that concurrent jurisdiction in respect to this species of tax, which its Constitution plainly supposes to exist in the State governments?
It is the law of nature--no man-made law can abrogate the laws of God.
In the midst of abuses, in the heart of cities, in the aisles of false churches, alike in one place and in another,--wherever, namely, a just and heroic soul finds itself, there it will do what is next at hand, and by the new quality of character it shall put forth it shall abrogate that old condition, law or school in which it stands, before the law of its own mind.
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An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
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The recognize that to abrogate His own command is unworthy of the charter of God.
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