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abolish (verb) ending (a law, tax, etc.) officially.
If a law, enforced by a government puts an end to a tax, a practice, a custom, etc., it abolishes them. We talk of the abolition of slavery in the US, and of apartheid in South Africa having been abolished.
- Soon after Indian independence, the government took immediate steps to abolish untouchability in the country.
- We looked forward to the day when in every country in the world, discriminations of all kinds are abolished.