Abrogate

Definition of Abrogate

Ab´ro`gate
a.1.Abrogated; abolished.
v. t.1.To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or his successor; to repeal; - applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc.
[imp. & p. p. Abrogated; p. pr. & vb. n. Abrogating.]
Let us see whether the New Testament abrogates what we so frequently see in the Old.
- South.
Whose laws, like those of the Medes and Persian, they can not alter or abrogate.
- Burke.
2.To put an end to; to do away with.

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