Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary


One entry found for abrogate.
Main Entry: ab·ro·gate
Pronunciation: 'a-br&-"gAt
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s): -gat·ed; -gat·ing
Etymology: Latin abrogatus, past participle of abrogare, from ab- + rogare to ask, propose a law -- more at RIGHT
Date: 1526
1 : to abolish by authoritative action : ANNUL
2 : to treat as nonexistent <abrogating their responsibilities>
synonym see NULLIFY
- ab·ro·ga·tion /"a-br&-'gA-sh&n/ noun