HyperDic: abolish

English > 1 sense of the word abolish:
VERBsocialabolish, get rid ofdo away with
abolish > pronunciation
Soundsahbaa'lihsh
Rhymesaccomplish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > abolish: 1 sense > verb 1, social
MeaningDo away with.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia"
Synonymget rid of
Narrowerabrogaterevoke formally
cashierdiscard or do away with
Oppositeestablish, set up, found, launchSet up or found
Spanishabolir, abrogar, derogar, eliminar, suprimir
Catalanabolir, abrogar, derogar, suprimir
Adjectivesabolishablecapable of being abolished
Nounsabolition, abolishmentthe act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)

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