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)
Example sentences from the Web for rid
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.
In order to avoid unnecessary bloodshed however, he proposes a more peaceful means of ridding the German people of "these vermin."Creed And Deed|Felix Adler
On the surface it appeared an excellent method of ridding a country of the contamination of heresy.Medival Heresy and the Inquisition|A. S. Turberville
It was, therefore, most desirable to devise a method of ridding the bed of algal growth without injuring the cress.
"I hope the rain ain't spoilt the chrysyanthums," she said then, with an air of ridding herself of a disagreeable subject.McClure's Magazine December, 1895|Edited by Ida M. Tarbell
"He'd do the old boy more good by ridding the country of them cussed red devils, than by any other way," was the reply of Butch'.Buckskin Mose|Buckskin Mose
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.