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1 Translation result for abolish in Spanish

verb

abolish verb

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abolished, has abolished, is abolishing, abolishes
abolir, suprimir

Example sentences of
abolish verb

  • He is in favor of abolishing the death penalty.
  • the U.S. abolished slavery by constitutional amendment on December 6, 1865

Detailed synonyms for abolish verb

Abolish, annihilate, extinguish, destroy, eradicate, eliminate significan hacer inexistente.
  • Abolish suele indicar poner fin a cosas que son fruto de la ley, las costumbres y las condiciones de existencia <hoped to abolish the entire department>.
    antonyms: establish, institute
  • Annihilate indica la destrucción completa y total de algo, sea material o inmaterial <whole cities annihilated by the bombing>.
  • Extinguish generalmente connota un final o una terminación total, pero gradual (como en la acción de sofocar, ahogar o estrangular) <the religion was almost extinguished by the government's harsh repression>.
  • Destroy generalmente significa arruinar por violencia <the armies were crippled but not destroyed>.
  • Eradicate connota eliminar completamente algo que se ha establecido como si tuviese raíces fuertes <programs to eradicate illiteracy>.
  • Eliminate connota extracción o erradicación que aplica especialmente a conceptos y condiciones <the need to eliminate poverty>.

Reverse translation for abolish

abolir  - to abolish, to repeal 
suprimir  - to suppress, to eliminate, to delete 
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