Definition of Rid of
1. Verb. Do away with.
Specialized synonyms: Close Out, Preclude, Rule Out
Derivative terms: Obviation
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rid Of
rid of (current term)
ridden hard and put away wet
Literary usage of Rid of
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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, ..."