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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ab-ruh-geyt]
    • /ˈæb rəˌgeɪt/
    • /ˈæb.rə.ɡeɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-ruh-geyt]
    • /ˈæb rəˌgeɪt/

Definitions of abrogated word

  • verb with object abrogated to abolish by formal or official means; annul by an authoritative act; repeal: to abrogate a law. 1
  • verb with object abrogated to put aside; put an end to. 1
  • noun abrogated Simple past tense and past participle of abrogate. 1

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Origin of abrogated

First appearance:

before 1520
One of the 28% oldest English words
1520-30; < Latin abrogātus repealed (past participle of abrogāre). See ab-, rogation, -ate1

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Parts of speech for Abrogated


abrogated popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 77% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for abrogated

verb abrogated

  • rescinded — to abrogate; annul; revoke; repeal.
  • annulled — (especially of laws or other established rules, usages, etc.) to make void or null; abolish; cancel; invalidate: to annul a marriage.
  • abolished — Formally put an end to (a system, practice, or institution).
  • nullified — to render or declare legally void or inoperative: to nullify a contract.
  • quashed — to put down or suppress completely; quell; subdue: to quash a rebellion.

Antonyms for abrogated

verb abrogated

  • approved — An approved method or course of action is officially accepted as appropriate in a particular situation.
  • passed — having completed the act of passing.
  • permitted — to allow to do something: Permit me to explain.
  • sanctioned — authoritative permission or approval, as for an action.
  • validated — to make valid; substantiate; confirm: Time validated our suspicions.

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