abolish - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb [transitive] 

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/əˈbɒlɪʃ/
present tense
I/you/we/theyabolish
he/she/itabolishes
present participleabolishing
past tenseabolished
past participleabolished
  1. to officially get rid of a law, system, practice etc

    The government should abolish income tax for the low-paid.

    Britain abolished slavery in 1807.