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 Meanings and Examples of ABOLISH
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  cancel; put an end to; destroy completely
Classic Sentence:
1  For even if he could have taken his consulship from one man, or his status as a senator from another, he could not abolish the senatorial rank nor pass new laws.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXXV
2  Remove Man from the scene, and the root cause of hunger and overwork is abolished for ever.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter I
3  The four young pigs who had protested when Napoleon abolished the Meetings raised their voices timidly, but they were promptly silenced by a tremendous growling from the dogs.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VI
4  They were the same four pigs as had protested when Napoleon abolished the Sunday Meetings.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VII
5  He announced that, by a special decree of Comrade Napoleon, 'Beasts of England' had been abolished.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VII
6  He could not of course know--for he, Napoleon, was only now for the first time announcing it--that the name "Animal Farm" had been abolished.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter X
7  Gratitude was to be abolished, and the virtues springing from it were not to be.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII
8  I found it was "the act of abolishing;" but then I did not know what was to be abolished.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
9  It was one of those "millinery establishments" which were abolished by the police a good time ago.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: V
10  During the early years of his reign, the death penalty was as good as abolished, and the erection of a scaffold was a violence committed against the King.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
11  They cannot be laughed away, nor always successfully stormed at, nor easily abolished by act of legislature.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VI
12  The other project was, a scheme for entirely abolishing all words whatsoever; and this was urged as a great advantage in point of health, as well as brevity.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: CHAPTER V.
13  Equal partition abolishes emulation; and consequently labor.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence:
1  Many teachers wish to abolish the cane.
2  And he laid out welfare measures that he would put in place if Congress and the president abolish the current federal system.
3  In a letter to the British government, the EU has demanded that Britain abolish laws protecting religious freedom rights with regards to "sexual orientation."
4  Food rationing was abolished in that country long ago.
5  Most democracies have abolished capital punishment.
6  Although the old secret police have been abolished, the military police still exist.
7  Thus, for example, customs duties, discriminatory internal taxation and quotas have been abolished.
8  It remains unclear what will happen to the current king, if the monarchy is abolished.
9  The Emancipation Proclamation abolished slavery in the United States.
10  The Russian Federation has issued a decree abolishing special privileges for government officials.