Betekenis van:

to abolish
    • do away with
    "Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia"



    to abolish
    • afschaffen, supprimeren
    • stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims




    1. How can we abolish war?
    2. I will abolish capital punishment.
    3. We must abolish the death penalty.
    4. They decided to abolish the old restriction.
    5. If voting changed anything, they'd abolish it.
    6. We should abolish the death penalty.
    7. Many revolutions have aimed to abolish the aristocracy.
    8. Lincoln set out to abolish slavery in the United States.
    9. An overwhelming majority voted to abolish the brutal punishment.
    10. In the fight to abolish slavery Lincoln knew that he occupied the moral high ground.
    11. We have to abolish all nuclear weapons, because they are deadly to mankind.
    12. The French Revolution not only had as its objective to change an old government, but also to abolish the old form of society.
    13. It would therefore be advantageous to the state of learning to abolish the study of the dead languages, and to make learning consist, as it originally did, in scientific knowledge.
    14. Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history. There is a tiny splinter group, of course, that believes you can do these things. Among them are H. L. Hunt (you possibly know his background), a few other Texas oil millionaires, and an occasional politician or business man from other areas. Their number is negligible and they are stupid.
    15. Abolish any remaining competence of military courts to try civilians.