Definition of abolish:
get rid of, clean, help, put an end to, root out, do away with, abrogate, stamp out, kill, squelch, remove, supersede, abate, clear, crush, make void, null, subvert, erase, disannul, dispense with, erase, wipe out, come in, void, black out, uproot, throw out, wipe out, liquidate, blot out, rescind, overturn, repeal, cut out, criminalize, overthrow, stamp, batter down, deprive of force, make null and void, make an end of, end, codify, prohibit, finish, expunge, vitiate, snuff, rub out, root, amend, continue, snuff out, inhibit, quash, vitiate, reverse, pull up, disestablish, set aside, make, vacate, roll back, terminate, amendment, decriminalize, avoid, bring in, declare null and void, uproot, supplant, backdate, strike down, sweep, suppress.
- annul (part of speech: verb)
- destroy (part of speech: verb)
- "George Brown", John Lewis.
- "The-Love-Letters-of-Dorothy-Osborne-to-Sir-William-Temple-1652-54", Osborne, Dorothy.
It was not strange, therefore, that the State hesitated, for a long time, to abolish by law this hideous custom, whereby in the year 1817, for instance, two widows were burned daily in the Bengal Presidency alone.- "India‚??s Problem Krishna or Christ", John P. Jones.