- To officially annul or repeal (a law or treaty).
- To reject or abolish (a right or duty) by authoritative action.
From latin abrogare "to repeal", from ab- "away" + rogare "to propose (a law)", from rogus "a proposal".
- The government abrogated the treaty after the other country violated its terms.
- The new law abrogated the old one.
- The court abrogated the previous ruling.
- The company abrogated the contract.
- The administration abrogated the executive order.