Meaning of ABOLISH in English


v. Function: verb

1 to bring to an end often by formal or concerted action FF1C; abolish a tax FF1E;

Synonyms: abate, abrogate, annihilate, annul, circumduct, invalidate, negate, nullify, quash, undo, vitiate

Related Words: cancel, disallow, disannul, repeal, rescind, revoke, vacate

Idioms: bring to naught, make void, set aside

Contrasted Words: conserve, preserve, save; keep, retain


Synonyms: ANNIHILATE 2, abate, blot out, eradicate, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, root out, uproot, wipe (out)

Contrasted Words: found, institute

Antonyms: establish

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