abolish-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: get rid of, do away with

It abolished the exemption from employers' social-security contributions.
Sweden had abolished the slave trade from 1813.
The muscarinic blockade completely abolished the vasodilation resulting from acetylcholine.
The Manchus who conquered China in the 17th century tried without success to abolish footbinding.

VerbNet: remove-10.1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: abolish.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1