transitive verb ob·ro·gate \ˈäbrəˌgāt, usually -āt+V\

Definition of obrogate


  1. :  to modify or repeal (a law) in whole or in part by passing a new law — compare abrogate 1



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Origin and Etymology of obrogate

Latin obrogatus, past participle of obrogare to obrogate, from ob- toward, against + rogare to ask, propose, propose a law — more at ob-, right

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to cast off or become cast off

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