Ab·ro·gate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Abrogated; p. pr. & vb. n. Abrogating.]
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.
Let us see whether the New Testament abrogates what we so frequently see in the Old. --South.
Whose laws, like those of the Medes and Persian, they can not alter or abrogate. --Burke.
2. To put an end to; to do away with.
Syn: -- To abolish; annul; do away; set aside; revoke; repeal; cancel; annihilate. See Abolish.