Definition of abrogate:
come in, overthrow, destroy, vacate, subvert, supplant, revoke, disannul, eradicate, decriminalize, set aside, backdate, prohibit, dissolve, bring in, extinguish, end, cancel, void, study atabolish, quash, cancel, avoid, criminalize, extirpate, exterminate, nullify, codify, roll back, annul, stamp out, amend, amendment, terminate, suppress, remove, reverse, rescind, abate, obliterate, abolish, get rid of, strike down, continue, annihilate, null.
- confute (part of speech: verb)
- disable (part of speech: verb)
" True, true; I understand," Amru put in, and when the young man went on to tell him that the final breach between the Patriarch and the Mukaukas George had been about the convent of St. Cecilia, whose rights the prelate had tried to abrogate by an illegal interpretation of certain ancient and perfectly clear documents; the Arab exchanged rapid glances with the Vekeel and then broke in: " And you?- "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
The right to hold their property unmolested was a prerogative vested in the humblest American and who was the governor to abrogate the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and manifold decisions of the Supreme Court?- "Greener Than You Think", Ward Moore.
The fact is that when two nations like Great Britain and the United States, mutually desirous, as they are, and I trust ever may be, of maintaining the most friendly relations with each other, have unfortunately concluded a treaty which they understand in senses directly opposite, the wisest course is to abrogate such a treaty by mutual consent and to commence anew.- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.