meaning of abrogate

abrogate meaning in General Dictionary

To annul by an authoritative act to abolish by the authority of maker or his successor to repeal applied to the repeal of regulations decrees ordinances the abolition of traditions etc

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  • Abrogated abolished
  • revoke formally
  • Abrogated; abolished.
  • To annul by an authoritative work; to abolish because of the expert associated with maker or their successor; to repeal; -- put on the repeal of rules, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of traditions, etc.
  • to place a conclusion to; to complete away with.

abrogate meaning in Legal Dictionary

v. to annul or repeal a law or pass legislation that contradicts the last law. Abrogate in addition pertains to revoking or withdrawing conditions of a contract.


abrogate meaning in Law Dictionary

1. To nullify an contract through shared arrangement. 2. To formally abolish a law.


abrogate meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1520s, from Latin abrogatus, past participle of abrogare "to annul, repeal (a law)," from ab- "away" (see ab-) + rogare "propose a law, demand" (see rogation). Form abrogen, from Old French abroger, is recorded from very early 15c. Relevant: Abrogated; abrogating.


abrogate meaning in Business Dictionary

1. To cancel or nullify an understanding or agreement, either unilaterally or with mutual consent. 2. To abolish, annul, or repeal a law by formal authoritative action.


abrogate meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Abrogated; abolished.

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  • (v. t.) To annul by an authoritative work; to abolish by the expert associated with manufacturer or his successor; to repeal; -- applied to the repeal of rules, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc.
  • (v. t.) To put an end to; doing away with.

Sentence Examples with the word abrogate

On the 8th of August 1829 he accepted the offer of the portfolio of justice in the Polignac ministry, but resigned on the 19th of May 1830, when he realized that the government intended to abrogate the Charter and the inevitable revolution that would follow.

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