Associations to the word «Abolish»


ABOLISH, verb. To end a law, system, institution, custom or practice. [First attested from around 1350 to 1470.]
ABOLISH, verb. (archaic) To put an end to or destroy, as a physical object; to wipe out. [First attested from around 1350 to 1470.]

Dictionary definition

ABOLISH, verb. Do away with; "Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia".

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche