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One entry found for abolish.
Entry Word: abolish
Function: verb
Text: to put an end to by formal action <the U.S. abolished slavery by constitutional amendment on December 6, 1865>
Synonyms abrogate, annul, cancel, dissolve, invalidate, negate, nullify, quash, repeal, rescind, void
Related Words countermand, override, overrule, overturn, veto; retract, reverse, revoke, suspend, withdraw; ban, enjoin, forbid, outlaw, prohibit; disallow, dismiss, reject; eliminate, eradicate, erase, liquidate, remove, throw out, write off
Phrases do away with
Near Antonyms establish, found, institute; formalize, legalize, legitimate, legitimize, validate; pass, ratify; allow, approve, authorize, clear, endorse (also indorse), permit, sanction, warrant; command, decree, mandate, prescribe, order