Abolish and Cancel


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Abolish verb – To put an end to by formal action.
Usage example: the U.S. abolished slavery by constitutional amendment on December 6, 1865

Cancel is a synonym for abolish in abandon topic. In some cases you can use "Cancel" instead a verb "Abolish", when it comes to topics like continue, get rid of, do away with, purge. popular alternative
Nearby Words: abolition, abolishing, abolishment
Synonyms for Abolish


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Cancel verb – To put an end to by formal action.
Usage example: the agreement can be canceled by either side with a formal written notice

Abolish is a synonym for cancel in abandon topic. You can use "Abolish" instead a verb "Cancel", if it concerns topics such as continue, get rid of, purge, annul. popular alternative
Nearby Words: canceled, cancellation, canceling, cancelling, cancelled
Synonyms for Cancel

Common collocations

marriage abolish marriage cancel marriage
event abolish event cancel event
order abolish order cancel order
program abolish program cancel program
Other nouns: war.
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