Synonyms of get rid of in English:

get rid of

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1‘we'll have to get rid of some of our stuff’

dispose of, do away with, throw away, throw out, toss out, clear out, discard, scrap, remove, dispense with, lose, dump, bin, unload, jettison, dismiss, expel, eject, weed out, root out
informal chuck, chuck away, ditch, junk, get shut of
British informal get shot of, see the back of
North American informal shuck off

2‘hawks were introduced to get rid of the rats’

destroy, abolish, eliminate, banish, annihilate, obliterate, wipe out, kill
North American informal nuke