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 Dictionary entry overview: What does abolish mean? 

ABOLISH (verb)
  The verb ABOLISH has 1 sense:

1. do away with

  Familiarity information: ABOLISH used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ABOLISH (verb)

Sense 1abolish [BACK TO TOP]


Do away with

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events


abolish; get rid of

Context example:

Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "abolish"):

cashier (discard or do away with)

abrogate (revoke formally)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


establish (set up or found)

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