Definition of rid:

part of speech: participle


part of speech: verb

To free; deliver.

part of speech: verb

To free: to deliver: to remove by violence: to clear: to disencumber:- pr. p. ridding; pa. t. and pa. p. rid.

part of speech: verb

To free; deliver; as, to rid one of a nuisance; to be rid of or get rid of, to be, or become, free from; as, to get rid of a cold.

part of speech: participle


Usage examples for rid:

  • It is all an excuse to get rid of me because of- of you." "Mysterious Mr. Sabin", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  • Isn't he rid of her? "A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly", Henry James.
  • " We'll have to get rid of Spasso," Harkaman agreed. "Space Viking", Henry Beam Piper.
  • I don't want to get rid of Simpkins. "The Simpkins Plot", George A. Birmingham.

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