noun see antiquate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Antiquation — An ti*qua tion, n. [L. antiquatio, fr. antiquare.] The act of making antiquated, or the state of being antiquated. Beaumont. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antiquation — (n.) 1640s, from L.L. antiquationem (nom. antiquatio), noun of action from pp. stem of antiquare (see ANTIQUE (Cf. antique)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • antiquation — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈkwāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin antiquation , antiquatio, from Latin antiquatus + ion , io ion : the act of making antiquated : the state of being antiquated …   Useful english dictionary

  • antiquation — See antiquate. * * * …   Universalium

  • antiquation — n. aging, obsolescence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antiquation — an·ti·qua·tion …   English syllables

  • antiquation — (Roman law.) The repeal of a law …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • antiquate — antiquation, n. /an ti kwayt /, v.t., antiquated, antiquating. 1. to make obsolete, old fashioned, or out of date by replacing with something newer or better: This latest device will antiquate the ice cube tray. 2. to design or create in an… …   Universalium

  • abrogation — I noun abolishment, abolition, annihilation, annulment, canceling, cancellation, countermand, counterorder, defeasance, dissolution, invalidation, nullification, overriding, overruling, recall, recantation, renege, repeal, repudiation, rescission …   Law dictionary

  • antiquate — transitive verb ( quated; quating) Etymology: Late Latin antiquatus, past participle of antiquare, from Latin antiquus Date: 1596 to make old or obsolete • antiquation noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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