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do away with

do away with

 
See:
away
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to abolish, discard, or discontinue.
I did away with some of the steps in the recipe and the result was a failure.The college has decided to do away with its trimester system.
antonyms:
establish
similar words:
dispose of, eliminate
definition 2: to kill.
The neighbors began to suspect that he'd done away with his wife.
similar words:
take