What does the word abolish mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To do away with; put an end to; annul; destroy.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Abolisher.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Abolishable.

Usage examples for abolish

  1. They ought to abolish that in'uman " To be hanged by the neck until she is dead." – Windows (Fifth Series Plays) by John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009
  2. These principles, the gods, if they willed, could abolish. – Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern by Edgar Saltus
  3. Well, if I am, the first thing I shall do will be simply to abolish London. – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams