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Abolish, to do away with, bring absolutely to an end, especially as something hostile, hindering, or harmful, was formerly used of persons and material objects, a usage now obsolete except in poetry or highly figurative speech. Abolish is now used of institutions, customs, and conditions, especially those wide-spread and long existing; as, to abolish slavery, ignorance, intemperance, poverty. A building that is burned to the ground is said to be destroyed by fire. Annihilate, as a philosophical term, signifies to put absolutely out of existence. As far as our knowledge goes, matter is never annihilated, but only changes its form. Some believe that the wicked will be annihilated. Abolish is not said of laws. There we use repeal, abrogate, nullify, etc.: repeal by the enacting body, nullify by revolutionary proceedings; a later statute abrogates, without formally repealing, any earlier law with which it conflicts. An appellate court may reverse or set aside the decision of an inferior court. Overthrow may be used in either a good or a bad sense; suppress is commonly in a good, subvert always in a bad sense; as, to subvert our liberties; to suppress a rebellion. The law prohibits what may never have existed; it abolishes an existing evil. We abate a nuisance, terminate a controversy. Compare CANCEL; DEMOLISH; EXTERMINATE.
abate, abolish, abrogate, annihilate, annul, destroy, end, end, exterminate, extirpate, nullify, obliterate, overthrow, prohibit, remove, repeal, reverse, revoke, set aside, stamp out, subvert, supplant, suppress, terminate
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eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry offverb
kill in large numbers
"the plague wiped out an entire population"
obviate, bear off, eat up, crush out, pull off, rule out, exhaust, annihilate, reject, negociate, take away, eliminate, get rid of, manage, bear away, use up, rid of, bring off, extirpate, decimate, exterminate, press out, kill, eat, obliterate, run through, quench, cancel out, snuff out, pass, wipe out, carry away, do away with, stub out, uproot, blow out, winnow out, excrete, root out, erase, extinguish, sweep away, carry off, consume, egest, deplete
uproot, eradicate, extirpate, root out, exterminateverb
destroy completely, as if down to the roots
"the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted" "root out corruption"
rich countries are siphoning off wealth of developing countries through money laundering.
politicians who have ruined our economy should be siphoned off from power and authority
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How to use eradicate in a sentence?
Indeed, pure and true love flow as such a powerful and unforgettable feeling thereupon one neither holds the capability to overcome nor spirit to eradicate; it happens only one time, in life, staying far away from filthy thoughts. Conversely, motivational, and false love collapse and disappear in both ways after success or failure.
What he does when he's done with a relationship is he tries to eradicate the person completely from his life.
This is a historic decision that will eradicate a big threat facing farmers and communities in rural areas and change their daily reality, for demining operations to be completed by 2025, there needs to be an increase in the number of civilians and members of the armed forces involved in demining.
More and more, it's becoming clear that this is a cancer prevention vaccine, and if we could get 100% of our boys and 100% of our girls vaccinated, we could probably eradicate the worst HPV types.
Covid is never going to disappear. Anyone who says we're going to eradicate it or that it's vanquished, honestly, they're lying, covid is going to be around forever. We have to learn how to deal with it, and we have to make it something that is no longer as dangerous as it has been.
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- унищожавам, изкоренявамBulgarian
- ausmerzen, auslöschen, ausrottenGerman
- εξαλείφω, ξεριζώνωGreek
- ekstermi, elradikigiEsperanto
- از بین بردن, ریشهکن کردن, نابود کردنPersian
- tuhota, juuria, hävittääFinnish
- 根刮ぎ, 根, 根絶Japanese
- hoepapa, whakamōtī, haepapaMāori
- wykorzenić, wytępićPolish
- desenraizar, exterminar, erradicarPortuguese
- истребить, уничтожать, выкорчёвывать, уничтожить, искоренять, искоренить, истреблять, выкорчеватьRussian
- utrota, tillintetgöra, dra uppSwedish
- ถอนรากถอนโคน, ทำลายให้สิ้น, ถอนรากThai
- xóa sạch, trừ tiệt, triệt hạVietnamese
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