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Synonyms for abrogate
ˈæb rəˌgeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abrogate(verb)

    revoke formally

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abrogate

    Abolish, to do away with, bring absolutely to an end, especially as something hostile, hindering, or harmful, was formerly used of persons and material objects, a usage now obsolete except in poetry or highly figurative speech. Abolish is now used of institutions, customs, and conditions, especially those wide-spread and long existing; as, to abolish slavery, ignorance, intemperance, poverty. A building that is burned to the ground is said to be destroyed by fire. Annihilate, as a philosophical term, signifies to put absolutely out of existence. As far as our knowledge goes, matter is never annihilated, but only changes its form. Some believe that the wicked will be annihilated. Abolish is not said of laws. There we use repeal, abrogate, nullify, etc.: repeal by the enacting body, nullify by revolutionary proceedings; a later statute abrogates, without formally repealing, any earlier law with which it conflicts. An appellate court may reverse or set aside the decision of an inferior court. Overthrow may be used in either a good or a bad sense; suppress is commonly in a good, subvert always in a bad sense; as, to subvert our liberties; to suppress a rebellion. The law prohibits what may never have existed; it abolishes an existing evil. We abate a nuisance, terminate a controversy. Compare CANCEL; DEMOLISH; EXTERMINATE.

    Synonyms:
    abate, abolish, annihilate, annul, destroy, end, end, eradicate, exterminate, extirpate, nullify, obliterate, overthrow, prohibit, remove, repeal, reverse, revoke, set aside, stamp out, subvert, supplant, suppress, terminate

    Antonyms:
    authorize, cherish, confirm, continue, enact, establish, institute, introduce, legalize, promote, reinstate, renew, repair, restore, revive, set up, support, sustain

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abrogate

    Synonyms:
    abolish, cancel, set aside, annul, repeal, expunge, rescind

    Antonyms:
    enact, re-enact, confirm, enforce, continue, revive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abrogate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    annul, disannul, repeal, revoke, rescind, cancel, abolish, nullify, quash, vacate, invalidate, overrule, set aside, do away, make void

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. abrogate(v)

    Synonyms:
    annul, repeal, revoke, abolish, rescind, nullify, invalidate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "abrogate":

    repeal, rescind, abolish, revoke, cancel

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How to use abrogate in a sentence?

  1. Jeff Rosenzweig:

    We need to know if the drugs come from a reputable vendor, and the state cannot abrogate a contract.

  2. Mick Zais:

    The Commission will not be looking at ways to confiscate those weapons or abrogate the second amendment, but what we will be doing is looking at specific age limits for the purchase of specific kinds of weapons.

  3. Harlan Ellison:

    On love I have no respect for anyone who says they've given up, or that they're not looking or that they're tired. That is to abrogate one's responsibility as a human being.

  4. Lam Akol:

    One side has decided to abrogate (the peace deal).

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