What does the word abrogate mean?

Usage examples for abrogate

  1. No one can invalidate his sentence; he can abrogate those of all others. – Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues by John Alberger
  2. To allow this plea in the present instance, would be to permit men to abrogate the first table of the law on condition of their obeying the second. – A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians, in the Middle and Higher Classes in this Country, Contrasted with Real Christianity. by William Wilberforce