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Another word for abolish

  1. To put an end to, especially formally and with authority

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  2. To destroy all traces of

Another word for abolish

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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