I. verb — [with obj.] 1. formally put an end to (a system, practice, or institution) • the tax was abolished in 1977.
II. derivatives 1. abolishable adjective
2. abolisher noun
3. abolishment /əˈbɒlɪʃmənt / noun
– origin late Middle English: from Old French aboliss-, lengthened stem of abolir, from Latin abolere ‘destroy’.