Meaning of “do away with something” in the English Dictionary

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do away with something

phrasal verb with do us /du/ verb present tense does /dʌz, dəz/ , past tense did /dɪd/ , past participle done /dʌn/

to get rid of or destroy something:

The governor is proposing to do away with the state transportation department.

(Definition of “do away with something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)