The difference between Abrogate and Void

When used as verbs, abrogate means to annul by an authoritative act, whereas void means to make invalid or worthless.

When used as adjectives, abrogate means abrogated, whereas void means containing nothing.

Void is also noun with the meaning: an empty space.

check bellow for the other definitions of Abrogate and Void

  1. Abrogate as a verb (transitive):

    To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or her or his successor; to repeal; — applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc.

  2. Abrogate as a verb (transitive):

    To put an end to; to do away with.

  3. Abrogate as a verb (molecular biology, transitive):

    To block a process or function.

  1. Abrogate as an adjective (archaic):

    Abrogated; abolished.

  1. Void as an adjective:

    Containing nothing; empty; vacant; not occupied; not filled.

  2. Void as an adjective:

    Having no incumbent; unoccupied; said of offices etc.

  3. Void as an adjective:

    Being without; destitute; devoid.

  4. Void as an adjective:

    Not producing any effect; ineffectual; vain.

  5. Void as an adjective:

    Of no legal force or effect, incapable of confirmation or ratification.


    "[[null and void]]"

  6. Void as an adjective:

    Containing no immaterial quality; destitute of mind or soul.

  7. Void as an adjective (computing, programming, of a [[function]] or [[method]]):

    That does not return a value.

  1. Void as a noun:

    An empty space; a vacuum.


    "Nobody has crossed the void since one man died trying three hundred years ago; it's high time we had another go."

  2. Void as a noun (astronomy):

    An extended region of space containing no galaxies

  3. Void as a noun (materials science):

    A collection of adjacent vacancies inside a crystal lattice.

  4. Void as a noun (fluid mechanics):

    A pocket of vapour inside a fluid flow, created by cavitation.

  1. Void as a verb (transitive):

    To make invalid or worthless.


    "He voided the check and returned it."

  2. Void as a verb (transitive, medicine):

    To empty.


    "'void one’s bowels"

  3. Void as a verb:

    To throw or send out; to evacuate; to emit; to discharge.


    "to void excrement"

  4. Void as a verb (intransitive, obsolete):

    To withdraw, depart.

  5. Void as a verb (transitive, obsolete):

    To remove the contents of; to make or leave vacant or empty; to quit; to leave.


    "to void a table"

  1. Void as a noun (now, _, rare, historical):

    A voidee.