Abolish synonyms

ə-bŏl'ĭsh
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To remove from consideration by defeating, as in a contest.
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To kill all of a population, usually deliberate and especially applied to pests.
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The definition of eradicate is to pull something out by the roots.
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To move something from one place to another, especially to take away.
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(Euphemistic) To end the employment contract of an employee; to fire or lay off.
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The definition of abrogate is defined as to end something, especially when some formal step is needed to end it.
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To come to an end; terminate
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To quash is to suppress or put an end to something.
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To erase.
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To make firm; strengthen; establish; encourage
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To establish is defined as to start, create or bring about something.
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To help establish or organize (a new enterprise), as by securing financial backing:
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To give moral or spiritual support or encouragement to
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(Physics) To participate in annihilation. Used of particles and antiparticles.
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Obliterate is defined as to utterly and completely destroy or eliminate, or to have a great victory or great success over someone or something.
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To withdraw, repeal, rescind, cancel, or annul (a law, permit, etc.)
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To judicially declare something to be void either from the date of decree or ab initio.
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To annul, terminate, or revoke a promise or obligation.
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To make invalid; deprive of legal force
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To deny the existence, evidence, or truth of; to contradict.
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(Law) to make legally invalid.
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To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding.
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To spoil, make faulty; to reduce the value, quality, or effectiveness of something
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To excrete body wastes.
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To put an end to, especially with force, to crush, do away with; to prohibit, subdue
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(Idiomatic) to terminate or abolish something
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To finish is defined as to complete, use up or give the final touches to.
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To remove by surgery.
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(Obs.) To call back, as from exile
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To cancel a contract, whether unilaterally or by mutual agreement and restore both parties to status quo ante (the positions they would have been in if the contract had never existed). See also rescission.
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To direct that (a charge) apply to the person receiving instead of making a telephone call.
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To usurp the place of, especially through intrigue or underhanded tactics:
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To prohibit is to forbid someone from doing something or to prevent something from being done.
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(Intransitive, UK) to make a sucking, splashing noise as when walking on muddy ground
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To extinguish is defined as to put out, put an end to, or to settle a debt.
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To remove recorded material from (a magnetic tape or disk, for example):
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(Intransitive) To crash, fall over (especially in board sports such as surfing, skateboarding etc.)
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To annul, do away with; to cancel.
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To search for and discover.
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(Idiomatic) Retrieve; get.
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To force to leave an accustomed or native location.
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To deprive (an established church) of its official status.
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(Figuratively) To utterly defeat.
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To turn or tip over; capsize
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To bring about the downfall of (a government, etc.), especially by force.
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To press between two opposing forces so as to break or injure; put out of shape or condition by pressure; squeeze together; crumple
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To come open or unfastened.
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(Idiomatic) To dismiss or expel someone from any longer performing duty or attending somewhere.
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To remove or cause to be removed so as to make way for another; supplant
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Inhibit is defined as to hold back or keep something from happening.
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Subvert is defined as to overthrow, destroy or undermine.
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(Informal) To spend a vacation
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To refuse to acknowledge or pay (a debt or obligation)
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To refrain from (doing something, using something etc.), to stop/cease (doing something).
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To bring to total defeat; crush
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The act of abolishing; abolition; destruction. [First attested from the mid 16th century.]
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The condition of having been annihilated; utter destruction.
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A remedy by which a court calls in, annuls, and retains possession of a void or rescinded written legal document because it may cause unnecessary litigation or make a person’s title to property unclear. For example, a court may call in, annul, and retain possession of a void deed to real estate that a party used to falsely claim title to someone else’s real property, in order to prevent any such claims in the future.
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An order to the contrary of a previous one.
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The separation of church and state; the removal of a policy of having an official governing religion.
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(Uncountable, used as a predicative noun) Something terrible to endure.
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The total destruction of something
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In ancient Greece, the temporary banishment of a citizen by popular vote
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A rescinding or annulling
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A terminating or being terminated
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The cause or source of ruin, disgrace, or destruction
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(Intransitive) To liberate or be liberated from a culture or its norms.
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To interrupt the continuance of; to put an end to, especially as regards commercial productions; to stop producing, making, or supplying something.
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To dissolve is defined as to become broken up or absorbed by something or to disappear into something else.
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To eliminate completely; annihilate.
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To dispose (of); to remove; to abolish; to lose
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Kill is defined as to cause to die or to destroy.
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To exclude from a group or society:
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To manage to get by; scrape by
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To carry on; persist in:
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To establish, organize, or introduce:
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To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
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To make (a bill, etc.) into a law; pass (a law); decree; ordain
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To give formal consent to; make officially valid.
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To make legal or lawful; authorize or sanction by law:
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To give or get clearance for
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To give audible encouragement or applause to a contestant or team; cheer.
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(Criminal slang) To kill.
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To kill a living being.
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To contribute in some way to.
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To arrange or agree to:
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(Intransitive, law) To enter a tenement without permission after the owner has died and before the heir takes possession. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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Synonym Study

  • Rescind , revoke , and repeal all describe the setting aside of laws, orders, etc. to rescind an order, revoke a charter, repeal a law
  • the law abrogated certain privileges
  • Annul and abrogate stress a canceling by authority or formal action the marriage was annulled
  • Abolish denotes a complete doing away with something, as a practice, institution, or condition to abolish slavery, to abolish bias
Find another word for abolish. In this page you can discover 98 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for abolish, like: eliminate, exterminate, eradicate, remove, terminate, do-away-with, abrogate, end, quash, raze and confirm.