What does abolitionist mean?

Definitions for abolitionistˌæb əˈlɪʃ ə nɪst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abolitionist, emancipationist(noun)

    a reformer who favors abolishing slavery


  1. abolitionist(Noun)

    A person who favors the abolition of any institution.

  2. abolitionist(Noun)

    Somebody who favors the abolition of slavery.

  3. abolitionist(Adjective)

    In favor of the abolition of slavery.

  4. Origin: * First attested in 1788.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abolitionist(noun)

    a person who favors the abolition of any institution, especially negro slavery


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abolitionist in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abolitionist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ben Carson:

    It was founded as an anti-slavery party, an abolitionist party. The Republican Party worked very, very hard to abolish slavery and after it was abolished to try to gain rights for the freedman including the right to bear arms.

  2. Audrey Gaughran:

    The long-term trend is definitely positive -- we are seeing a decrease in the number of executions (worldwide), a number of countries are closer to abolition, and there are some signs that some countries will be abolitionist by 2015. (There are) signals of a world that is nearing abolition.

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