Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 756 (Abrogation)

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#756. Abrogation.-- N. abrogation, annulment, nullification, recision; vacatur[Lat]; canceling &c. v.; cancel; revocation, revokement[obs]; repeal, rescission, defeasance.

dismissal, conge[Fr], demission|; bounce* [U.S.]; deposal, deposition; dethronement; disestablishment, disendowment[obs]; deconsecration; sack*, walking papers, pink slip, walking ticket; yellow cover*.

abolition, abolishment; dissolution.

counter order, countermand; repudiation, retraction, retractation[obs]; recantation &c. (tergiversation) 607; abolitionist.

V. abrogate, annul, cancel; destroy &c. 162; abolish; revoke, repeal, rescind, reverse, retract, recall; abolitionize[obs]; overrule, override; set aside; disannul, dissolve, quash, nullify, declare null and void; disestablish, disendow[obs]; deconsecrate.

disclaim &c. (deny) 536; ignore, repudiate; recant &c. 607; divest oneself, break off.

countermand, counter order; do away with; sweep away, brush away; throw overboard, throw to the dogs; scatter to the winds, cast behind.

dismiss, discard; cast off, turn off, cast out, cast adrift, cast out of doors, cast aside, cast away; send off, send away, send packing, send about one's business; discharge, get rid of &c. (eject) 297; bounce* [U.S.]; fire*, fire out*; sack*.

cashier; break; oust; unseat, unsaddle; unthrone[obs], dethrone, disenthrone[obs]; depose, uncrown[obs]; unfrock, strike off the roll; disbar, disbench[obs].

be abrogated &c.; receive its quietus; walk the plank.

Adj. abrogated &c. v.; functus officio[Lat].

Int. get along with you! begone! go about your business! away with!