from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Abrogated; abolished.
- transitive v. 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, etc.
- transitive v. To put an end to; to do away with.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To abolish summarily; annul by an authoritative act; repeal.
- To keep clear of; avoid.
- Synonyms Abolish, Repeal, Rescind, etc. (see abolish), cancel, invalidate, dissolve, countermand.
- Annulled; abolished.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. revoke formally
Latin abrogāre, abrogāt- : ab-, away; see ab-1 + rogāre, to ask.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)