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Synonyms of abolish in English:


  • 1 the governor never fulfilled his promise to abolish the state income tax
    put an end to, get rid of, scrap, end, stop, terminate, ax, eradicate, eliminate, exterminate, destroy, annihilate, stamp out, obliterate, wipe out, extinguish, quash, expunge, extirpate;
    annul, cancel, invalidate, negate, nullify, void, dissolve;
    rescind, repeal, revoke, overturn;
    discontinue, remove, excise, drop, jettison
    informaldo away with, ditch, junk, scrub, dump
    [Antonyms] retain, create
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