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Synonyms of abolish in English:


  • a bill to abolish the council tax
    put an end to, do away with, get rid of, scrap, end, stop, terminate, eradicate, eliminate, exterminate, destroy, annihilate, stamp out, obliterate, wipe out, extinguish, quash, expunge, extirpate;
    annul, cancel, invalidate, nullify, void, dissolve, erase, delete;
    discontinue, remove, withdraw, retract, countermand, excise, drop, jettison, vitiate, abrogate
    informal axe, ditch, junk, scrub, dump, chop, give something the chop, knock something on the head
    rare deracinate
    [Antonyms] retain, create
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