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synonyms for abolishing

  • abrogate
  • annul
  • cancel
  • dissolve
  • eradicate
  • nullify
  • overthrow
  • overturn
  • prohibit
  • put an end to
  • repeal
  • rescind
  • revoke
  • set aside
  • stamp out
  • suppress
  • terminate
  • wipe out
  • abate
  • annihilate
  • destroy
  • disestablish
  • end
  • erase
  • expunge
  • extinguish
  • extirpate
  • finish
  • inhibit
  • invalidate
  • kill
  • negate
  • nix
  • obliterate
  • quash
  • repudiate
  • scrub
  • squelch
  • subvert
  • supersede
  • undo
  • vacate
  • vitiate
  • void
  • zap
  • call off
  • put kibosh on
  • put the kibosh on
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antonyms for abolishing

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  • allow
  • approve
  • create
  • establish
  • fix
  • institute
  • pass
  • permit
  • sanction
  • validate
  • aid
  • assist
  • bear
  • begin
  • build
  • commence
  • construct
  • give birth
  • help
  • initiate
  • keep
  • revive
  • save
  • schedule
  • set up
  • start
  • confirm
  • continue
  • enact
  • legalize
  • promote
  • ratify
  • support
  • uphold
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How to use abolishing in a sentence

By abolishing holograph wills, and rendering two witnesses necessary, a resort to professional advice would become indispensable.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
This system was generally adopted, and was strengthened by an act of 1795 abolishing the workhouse test.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
It was calculated that the new regulations, without abolishing the privilege, would increase the revenue by £20,000.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
I concentrate my energies upon the abolishing of that evil, and I let other problems wait.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
But more important yet, as a factor in abolishing crime, is the abolition of class domination and the prestige of wealth.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
He began by abolishing the system of rewards for the capture of towns, and he forbade plundering on pain of death.
THE LIFE OF GORDON, VOLUME IDEMETRIUS CHARLES BOULGER
My fanaticism is, that I insist on the American people abolishing Slavery, or ceasing to prate of the rights of man.
NO COMPROMISE WITH SLAVERYWILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON
This resulted in abolishing the most difficult kind of wars—religious wars.
FUNDAMENTAL PEACE IDEAS INCLUDING THE WESTPHALIAN PEACE TREATY (1648) AND THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS (1919)ARTHUR MAC DONALD
At length one of them, Sheherazade, the generous daughter of the grand-vizier, succeeded in abolishing the cruel custom.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
The effect of the decisions while not technically abolishing slavery rendered it innocuous.
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 5, 1920VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ABOLISHING

  • abandoning
  • abandonment
  • abolishing
  • abolition
  • abrogation
  • annulment
  • deletion
  • dissolution
  • dissolving
  • elimination
  • invalidation
  • nullification
  • overruling
  • recall
  • recalling
  • repeal
  • repudiation
  • retirement
  • retraction
  • reversal
  • reversing
  • revocation
  • undoing
  • withdrawing
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