Abrogate appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):
- Now I saw one tag, or bail I abrogate now as I won.
- To lash to my nametag or baton odd lots, a weary Rae was told: "do not abrogate many moths a lot."
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Definition of the adjective abrogate
What does abrogate mean as an attribute of a noun?
- [obsolete] Abrogated; abolished. - Hugh Latimer
Definition of the verb abrogate
What does abrogate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: abrogated | abrogating | abrogates
- revoke formally
Alternative definition of the verb abrogate
- [transitive] To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or her or his successor; to repeal; -- applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc.
- synonym: abjure
- [transitive] To put an end to; to do away with.
- synonym: abolish
Definition of the verb abrogate for high school students
- to abolish, usually by authority
- example: The Bill of Rights assures that the government cannot abrogate our right to a free press.
The verb abrogate is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for abrogate
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Master the Clerical Exams (2010)
ABROGATE means to abolish or annul by formal means, which would be the opposite of establish. 7.
The Right Word! (2011)
How to Say What You Really Mean by Jan Venolia
abrogate, arrogate, arrogant: Abrogate is a verb that refers to action terminating a treaty or agreement. Arrogate is a verh meaning to claim or take without right; arrogant is an adjective meaning haughty. The FBI ...
by Anne Curtis, Princeton Review (Firm)
ABROGATE means to disregard ...
Words on Words (1980)
A Dictionary for Writers and Others who Care about Words by John B. Bremner
something, abrogate means to annul or repeal. From ad + rogare, to seek to get to something, arrogate means to assume title or authority, usually presumptuously, hence arrogantly. ABSOLUTE CONSTRUCTION, see ABLATIVE ABSOLUTE ...
A Dictionary of Discriminated Synonyms with Antonyms and Analogous and Contrasted Words by Merriam-Webster, Inc
To abrogate is the act of one having force and authority, and often legal jurisdiction. A ruler or an arbiter as well as a court may abrogate something (as ...
The power to abrogate or modify a treaty does not rest exclusively in the hands of the President and Senate of the United States, but Congress, ...
comprising the twofold advantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement, with appropriate engravings by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
#b rag-a-ble, a [ABrogate.] Able to be ...
An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language : Practical and Comprehensive : Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words by Robert Hunter, Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford
âb'-rög-8-ble, a [ABRogATE. ] ...
Intended for the Use of the Public at Large, as Well as of the Profession by Robert Bell, Sir John Skene
ABROGATE. To abrogate a law is to repeal or recal a law. ABSCONDING. Where a person either leaves the kingdom, or continues within the kingdom, but secretes himselfj and is not to be found on a search ; this certified by the execution of a ...
A Compendious Law Dictionary ... New edition, revised, corrected, and enlarged to the present time [by T. H. Horne]. (1813)
by Thomas POTTS (of Chiswick.)
ABROGATE, to abrogate a law, is to lay aside, or repeal it. ABSQUE HOC, when law proceedings were in Latin, were words of exception made use of in a traverse; as where the defendant pleads that such a thing was done at such a place, ...
Containing Everything Necessary for the Reference of the Politicians and Statesmen of the United States by Michael W. Cluskey
It is a peculiar doctrine that a territorial legislature may assemble a convention without the assent of Congress, and empower the convention, when assembled, to abrogate or impair the authority of the territorial government established by ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3R1O1G2A1T1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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