abrogate


abrogate
Synonyms and related words:
abate, abolish, annihilate, annul, blot out, bring to naught, cancel, countermand, counterorder, disannul, discharge, dissolve, do away with, extinguish, invalidate, make void, negate, negative, nullify, obliterate, override, overrule, quash, recall, recant, renege, repeal, rescind, retract, reverse, revoke, ruin, set aside, suspend, undo, vacate, vitiate, void, waive, withdraw, wreck, write off

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  • abrogate — ab·ro·gate / a brə ˌgāt/ vt gat·ed, gat·ing [Latin abrogare, from ab off + rogare ask, ask for approval of (a law)]: to abolish by authoritative, official, or formal action: annul repeal a recent addition to [section] 51B abrogate s statutory and …   Law dictionary

  • abrogate — ab‧ro‧gate [ˈæbrəgeɪt] verb [transitive] formal LAW to officially end a law, agreement, or practice: • They accused the company of abrogating its contract. * * * abrogate UK US /ˈæbrəɡeɪt/ verb [T] FORMAL …   Financial and business terms

  • Abrogate — Ab ro*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abrogated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abrogating}.] [L. abrogatus, p. p. of abrogare; ab + rogare to ask, require, propose. See {Rogation}.] 1. To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abrogate — abrogate, arrogate Abrogate means ‘to repel, annul, or cancel’ and is used with reference to laws, rules, treaties, and other formal agreements • (The Cabinet clung stubbornly to the belief that the mere signing of the agreement itself abrogated… …   Modern English usage

  • Abrogate — Ab ro*gate, a. [L. abrogatus, p. p.] Abrogated; abolished. [Obs.] Latimer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abrogate — (v.) 1520s, from L. abrogatus, pp. of abrogare to annul, repeal (a law), from ab away (see AB (Cf. ab )) + rogare propose a law, request (see ROGATION (Cf. rogation)). Form abrogen, from O.Fr. abroger, is recorded from early 15c. Related …   Etymology dictionary

  • abrogate — 1 *annul, vacate, quash, void Analogous words: *abolish, extinguish, abate Antonyms: institute (by enacting, decreeing) Contrasted words: *ratify, confirm: establish, *found …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • abrogate — [v] formally put an end to abate, abolish, annul, cancel, dissolve, do in*, end, finish off*, invalidate, knock out*, negate, nix, nullify, quash, reject, renege, repeal, retract, revoke, scrub*, torpedo*, undo, vacate, vitiate, void; concept 121 …   New thesaurus

  • abrogate — ► VERB formal ▪ repeal or do away with (a law or agreement). DERIVATIVES abrogation noun abrogator noun. ORIGIN Latin abrogare repeal …   English terms dictionary

  • abrogate — [ab′rə gāt΄] vt. abrogated, abrogating [< L abrogatus, pp. of abrogare, to repeal < ab , away + rogare, to ask: see ROGATION] to cancel or repeal by authority; annul SYN. ABOLISH abrogable [ab′rəgə bəl] adj. abrogation [ab′rəgā′shən] n.… …   English World dictionary

  • abrogate — UK [ˈæbrəɡeɪt] / US [ˈæbrəˌɡeɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms abrogate : present tense I/you/we/they abrogate he/she/it abrogates present participle abrogating past tense abrogated past participle abrogated very formal to officially get rid of a… …   English dictionary