Definition Of abolish


formally put an end to (a system, practice, or institution).

the tax was abolished in 1977

Example Of abolish

  • And I would like the abolishment of the offside rule.

  • At the beginning of this year the global quota system for textiles was abolished .

  • But Ms Witheford, wary of having the ARM branded as abolishers of holidays, promised that when Australia became a republic the ARM would recommend a Republic Day holiday to be held on the anniversary of that frabjous day.

  • Chancellor has said he will abolish hospital accommodation charges for pensioners.

  • He suggested that abolishing the current system would discourage firms from advancing credit.

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