Ab"ro*gate (?), v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Abrogated; p. pr. & vb. n.
Abrogating.] [L. abrogatus, p. p. of abrogare;
ab + rogare to ask, require, propose. See Rogation.]
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,
Let us see whether the New Testament abrogates what
we so frequently see in the Old.
Whose laws, like those of the Medes and Persian, they can
not alter or abrogate.
2. To put an end to; to do away with.
Syn. -- To abolish; annul; do away; set aside; revoke; repeal;
cancel; annihilate. See Abolish.
Ab"ro*gate (?), a. [L. abrogatus, p.
p.] Abrogated; abolished. [Obs.] Latimer.