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Abrogate \Ab"ro*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Abrogated; p. pr. & vb. n. Abrogating.] [L. abrogatus, p. p. of abrogare; ab + rogare to ask, require, propose. See Rogation.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] Let us see whether the New Testament abrogates what we so frequently see in the Old. --South. [1913 Webster] Whose laws, like those of the Medes and Persian, they can not alter or abrogate. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. To put an end to; to do away with. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: To abolish; annul; do away; set aside; revoke; repeal; cancel; annihilate. See Abolish. [1913 Webster]