Definition of Rid of

1. Verb. Do away with.

Exact synonyms: Eliminate, Obviate
Specialized synonyms: Close Out, Preclude, Rule Out
Antonyms: Necessitate
Derivative terms: Obviation



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rid Of

ricocheting
ricochets
ricochetted
ricochetting
ricotta
ricottas
ricrac
ricracs
rictal
ricture
rictures
rictus
rictuses
ricy
rid
rid of (current term)
rid out
rid up
ridable
riddance
riddances
ridded
ridden
ridden hard and put away wet
ridder
ridders
riddim
riddims
ridding
riddle

Literary usage of Rid of

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1. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1846)
"therefore am I going this way, as I told you, that I may be rid of my burden.1 World. Who bid thee go this way to be rid of thy burden ? ..."

2. A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume (1874)
"... should be found reducible to nmst'got ultimate unites or indivisible parts in the shape of separate rid of .in- impressions. Should it be found so, ..."

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