to abolish by formal or official means; annul by an authoritative act; repeal:
to abrogate a law.
to put aside; put an end to.
To this, Russia replied, by declaring the Concordat of 1867 abrogated.
History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science John William Draper
The charter had been abrogated, but the new system had been rejected by the people.
The Siege of Boston Allen French
Laws are not abrogated by being infringed, nor does the disobedience of others make the observance of them less my duty.
A Description of Millenium Hall Sarah Scott
The black code, of course, was abrogated after the Civil War.
The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918 Various
Since then treaties have been abrogated by Act of Congress, and this may be considered the established rule.
Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 5 (of 20) Charles Sumner
There are others who maintain that this is a mukham statement and cannot therefore be abrogated.
The Faith of Islam Edward Sell
No law or canon was to be enacted or abrogated, save by the consent of both chambers.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2 Various
In short, Charles’ whole system of government was abrogated.
An Introduction to the History of Western Europe James Harvey Robinson
In the same year, the statute which gave Negro adults the right to attend the public schools was abrogated.
The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920 Various
Since it had been instituted by God, it could be abrogated only by him.
The Literature and History of New Testament Times J. Gresham (John Gresham) Machen
(transitive) to cancel or revoke formally or officially; repeal; annul
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.
the act or an instance of , or repealing: abrogation of the treaty’s responsibility. Historical Examples Most important among them is the enactment, interpretation, suspension, and abrogation of all laws of the republic. The Governments of Europe Frederic Austin Ogg Demand for abrogation of Partition is tantamount to demand for Home Rule. Indian Home Rule […]
to abolish by formal or official means; annul by an authoritative act; repeal: to abrogate a law. to put aside; put an end to. verb (transitive) to cancel or revoke formally or officially; repeal; annul v. 1520s, from Latin abrogatus, past participle of abrogare “to annul, repeal (a law),” from ab- “away” (see ab-) + […]
abronah R.V., one of Israel’s halting-places in the desert (Num.33:34,35), just before Ezion-gaber. In A.V., “Ebronah.”
sudden or unexpected: an abrupt departure. curt or brusque in speech, manner, etc.: an abrupt reply. terminating or changing suddenly: an abrupt turn in a road. having many sudden changes from one subject to another; lacking in continuity or smoothness: an abrupt writing style. steep; precipitous: an abrupt descent. Botany, (def 4). Contemporary Examples And […]