Synonyms of rid in English:

rid


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verb

1‘they had rid the building of all asbestos’

SYNONYMS
clear, free, make free, cleanse, purge, purify, empty, strip, scour, void, relieve, deliver

Phrases

    get rid of

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


    SYNONYMS
    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’


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