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 ...
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 ...
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 a law, a treaty , ...
Vanity Fair (1880)
The treaty which the party now acting in the House of Representatives particularly wishes to abrogate is the Bulwer-Clayton Treaty. That treaty was an illegal one.
Public Opinion (1866)
that it would not affect in any degree the great estates in the country, because they are settled and entailed, which, in other words, is an admission that the principle it seeks to abrogate is a good one ; and, if a good one, it surely is proper that ...
A Christian dictionary ... Whereunto is annexed, a particular dictionary for the Revelation of S. John. For the ... Song of Solomon. For the Epistles to the Hebrewes. The third edition, augmented, etc (1622)
[To abrogate the Law] To repeals and difanullit, romake it voide, and ofnone effećł. EPhr:,:; .In abrogating the Law - * * · · dage and curfe of the Law gi-| 10,4. Christis the endofthe Law fCommandements. Heb,8,13. The Law is faid to Iudge when ...
A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with Commentary on Lexicographers and Linguists by Robert Hartwell Fiske
abrogate Misused for arrogate.
by Charles J. Russo
Florida, when the Court reversed itself and ruled that the power of Congress to abrogate sovereign immunity was limited to its efforts to enforce the Fourteenth Amendment. Although this case was constitutionally significant in that it technically ...
by Jeremy Butterfield
Abrogate means 'to repeal, annul, or cancel' such things as laws, rules, treaties, and other formal agreements (The Cabinet clung stubbornly to the belief that the mere signing of the agreement itself abrogated imperial preferential tariffs—D.
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, ...
by Artemus Ward, Christopher Brough, Robert Arnold
The Court ruled 6-3 that state employees are entitled to damages based on Congress's right to abrogate a state's Eleventh Amendment immunity based on the exercise of its power under Article 5 of the Fourteenth Amendment. Writing for the ...
Secwana Dictionary (1895)
Secwana-English and English-Secwana by John Tom Brown
Abrogate. To abrogate a treaty , golaganolola ; to abrogate in law, laolola. Abruptly. Ka choganeco. Abscess, an. Tlhngala; ntho. See Swelling. Toopenanab- up, bediwa; to be beaten, or become beaten, lying down, ...
by Bruce Elliott Johansen
In this opinion, the Supreme Court also asserted that Congress could unilaterally abrogate treaties with subsequent legislation. The Court held that Congress has " paramount power over the property of the Indians by reason of its exercise of ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
ABHORRENCE - ABROGATE abhorrence: antipathy, aversion, disgust, loathing, odium, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion abhorrent: hateful, odious, vile abide: await, delay, dwell, exist, last, live, pause, stand, stay, stomach, tarry, visit abide, ...
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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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