verb (used with object), rid or rid·ded, rid·ding.
Words nearby rid
Idioms for rid
Origin of rid1
OTHER WORDS FROM ridrid·der, noun
Definition for rids (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for rids
In Romanism the Church pretends to it; she rids herself of competitors by forestalling them.An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine|John Henry Cardinal Newman
All roight, sor; th' b'ys 'll soon mak' it loively for th' rids.Captured by the Navajos|Charles A. Curtis
By sacrificing Naida, he rids himself of a source of contention amongst the ape-men.
This rids us of one hypothesis: the sense of direction is not exercised by the antennae.The Mason-bees|J. Henri Fabre
He flies far inland, following the plough, and he then rids the land of many a harmful grub.On the Seashore|R. Cadwallader Smith
British Dictionary definitions for rids
verb rids, ridding, rid or ridded (tr)
Derived forms of ridridder, noun
Word Origin for rid
Idioms and Phrases with rids
see get rid of.