Synonyms for abrogate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ab-ruh-geyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæb rəˌgeɪt

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Définition of abrogate

Origin :
  • 1520s, from Latin abrogatus, past participle of abrogare "to annul, repeal (a law)," from ab- "away" (see ab-) + rogare "propose a law, request" (see rogation). Form abrogen, from Old French abroger, is recorded from early 15c. Related: Abrogated; abrogating.
  • verb formally put an end to
Example sentences :
  • As not having imposed, she cannot abrogate, suspend, or modify them.
  • Extract from : « Historical Sketches, Volume I (of 3) » by John Henry Newman
  • To abrogate one iota of his power was to abrogate the whole.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69, No. 427, May, 1851 » by Various
  • They make no laws, they consent to none, they abrogate none.
  • Extract from : « The College, the Market, and the Court » by Caroline H. Dall
  • No one can invalidate his sentence; he can abrogate those of all others.
  • Extract from : « Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues » by John Alberger
  • This is a common enough doctrine in Europe and a difficult one to abrogate.
  • Extract from : « Command » by William McFee
  • Yet it does not appear that any legislator attempted to abrogate servitude.
  • Extract from : « Martyria » by Augustus C. Hamlin
  • He cannot abrogate a law both divine and natural, and I doubt——'
  • Extract from : « Ten Years Near the German Frontier » by Maurice Francis Egan
  • You were, as I have hinted, the first to abrogate its use in my favour.
  • Extract from : « Masques & Phases » by Robert Ross
  • It is now proposed to abrogate it on certain days and at certain places.
  • Extract from : « Messages and Papers of Rutherford B. Hayes » by James D. Richardson
  • Again interpretative ordinances were called in to abrogate a portion of the law itself.
  • Extract from : « History of the Rise of the Huguenots » by Henry Baird

Antonyms for abrogate

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