Abolish : Synonyms and Antonyms


Transitive verb

The social system of untouchability was abolisheda long time back in India.


1. annul

2. cancel

3. nullify

4. abrogate

5. exterminate

Contextual Examples:

When two equal forces act on a point in opposite direction, they annul each other.

His orders for transfer to New York have been cancelled.

It is generally believed that homeopathic medicines nullify the effect of the allopathic medicines.

Hitler wanted to exterminate the Jews from the world. That is why he killed them so ruthlessly.


1. approve

2. retain

3. continue

4. fabricate

5. build

6. erect

7. establish

8. achieve

9. complete

Contextual Examples:

The non-aligned nations have unanimously approved the resolution on keeping arms-free the Indian Ocean Zone.

The principal decided to retain the old teacher for three more years.

The established companies have more responsibilities than the new ones in safe-guarding the environment.

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