verb (used with object), rid or rid·ded, rid·ding.
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Idioms for rid
Origin of rid1
OTHER WORDS FROM ridridder, noun
Definition for rid (2 of 2)
How to use rid in a sentence
If these bacteria were taken from Earth to Mars to munch on perchlorates in Martian dirt, Guinan imagines that the organisms could not only get rid of a toxic component of the dirt, but perhaps also help produce breathable oxygen for astronauts.Farming on Mars will be a lot harder than ‘The Martian’ made it seem|Maria Temming|November 18, 2020|Science News
We’ll now see Britney reappear as herself after she’s got rid of the dead weight of Kevin.Why Britney Spears’s fans are convinced she’s being held captive|Constance Grady|November 11, 2020|Vox
The researchers said they found and isolated live samples of the virus on the outer packaging of cod shipped into China, a country that otherwise had gotten rid of the virus domestically.The U.S. has absolutely no control over the coronavirus. China is on top of the tiniest risks.|Chris Mooney, Gerry Shih|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Get rid of all of the organizations that have been constantly pressing you for donations or pushing you to vote.How to detox from election anxiety, according to mental health experts|Allyson Chiu|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Scientists have not yet found any “silver bullet” to get rid of the worms, says Bradley Herrick.
But ridding themselves of Johnson did not mean that Republicans got back the black vote.
You say you got ideas for ridding us of an “aesthetic effect” or of “style” and “movement.”
Matter is energy, remember, and you can create vibrational momentum by ridding yourself of aptly named stuff.
To hear Junger talk, ridding oneself of gluten can lead to an entirely new outlook on life—and a lot fewer Kleenex.
William Parker is a straight-laced cop with dreams of ridding L.A of its crime and endemic corruption.
If I am hangd, it shall be for ridding the World of an arrant Rascal.The Beggar's Opera|John Gay
This happened eleven long years ago, and she has never given me a chance of ridding myself of her since.Sword and Gown|George A. Lawrence
Everything in life looked too bright since I succeeded in ridding myself of this incubus, and, then I found you.Forging the Blades|Bertram Mitford
The wretched man was soon covered from head to foot with vermin, of which his handcuffs prevented his ridding himself.
To the dignity of killing one's fellow-men is added the satisfaction of ridding oneself of vermin.The History of Sir Richard Calmady|Lucas Malet
British Dictionary definitions for rid
verb rids, ridding, rid or ridded (tr)
Derived forms of ridridder, noun
Word Origin for rid
Idioms and Phrases with rid
see get rid of.