Abolish

Definition of Abolish

A`bol´ish
v. t.1.To do away with wholly; to annul; to make void; - said of laws, customs, institutions, governments, etc.; as, to abolish slavery, to abolish folly.
[imp. & p. p. Abolished ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Abolishing.]
2.To put an end to, or destroy, as a physical objects; to wipe out.
And with thy blood abolish so reproachful blot.
- Spenser.
His quick instinctive hand
Caught at the hilt, as to abolish him.
- Tennyson.

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abate, annihilate, blot out, bring to naught, countermand, counterorder, delete, demolish, deracinate, disallow, disannul, do away with, eliminate, expunge, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, liquidate, make void, negate, negative, nullify, override, overrule, quash, recall, recant, renege, repeal, rescind, retract, reverse, root out, set aside, stamp out, suspend, terminate, undo, uproot, vacate, vitiate, void, waive, wipe out, withdraw, write off
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