I noun abatement, annulment, cancellation, cessation, close, completeness, conclusion, culmination, discontinuance, dissolution, elimination, end, expiration, extinguishment, finality, finish, termination II index abolition, ademption, annulment, cancellation, countermand, defeasance, discharge (annulment), discontinuance (act of discontinuing), dissolution (termination), disuse, negation, rescision, retraction, reversal, revocation

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  • abolishment — abolishment, abolition Both words date from the 16c and have been used principally with reference to concepts and institutions such as authority, laws, beliefs, feelings, and sins. In the 18c and 19c, abolition took on special meanings relating… …   Modern English usage

  • Abolishment — A*bol ish*ment ( ment), n. [Cf. F. abolissement.] The act of abolishing; abolition; destruction. Hooker. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abolishment — noun see abolish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abolishment — See abolishable. * * * …   Universalium

  • abolishment — noun The act of abolishing; abolition; destruction …   Wiktionary

  • abolishment — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun An often formal act of putting an end to: abolition, abrogation, annihilation, annulment, cancellation, defeasance, invalidation, negation, nullification, voidance. Law: avoidance, extinguishment. See CONTINUE …   English dictionary for students

  • abolishment — É™bÉ‘lɪʃmÉ™nt /É™bÉ’l n. annulment, nullification, abrogation, cancellation, elimination …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abolishment — abol·ish·ment …   English syllables

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