WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
- to abolish by official means:The dictator abrogated the treaty.
v.t., -gat•ed, -gat•ing.
- to abolish by formal or official means; annul by an authoritative act;
repeal:to abrogate a law.
- to put aside;
put an end to.
- Latin abrogātus repealed (past participle of abrogāre). See ab-, rogation, -ate1
1 . cancel, revoke, rescind, nullify, void, invalidate. 1 . ratify, establish;