Abrogate Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Abrogate, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Abrogate?

v. literal meaning is formal annulling. In civil law the word is used to describe the destruction or annulling of a former law, by an act of the legislative power. Annullment only when total is called abrogate.