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get rid of

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  1. get rid ofverb

    Synonyms:
    dismiss, lose, shed, drop

  2. get rid ofverb

    to dispose (of); to remove; to abolish; to lose

    I want to get rid of your influence over my life!

    Synonyms:
    lose, shed, drop, dismiss

Princeton's WordNet

  1. get rid of, removeverb

    dispose of

    "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"

    Synonyms:
    polish off, bump off, eliminate, take away, withdraw, abolish, dispatch, absent, remove, slay, move out, off, murder, extinguish, hit, take, transfer, take out, do away with

  2. extinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away withverb

    terminate, end, or take out

    "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"

    Synonyms:
    stub out, eliminate, press out, blow out, rule out, wipe out, abolish, remove, decimate, obviate, winnow out, carry off, egest, crush out, annihilate, extinguish, pass, reject, snuff out, excrete, rid of, quench, do away with, eradicate

  3. abolish, get rid ofverb

    do away with

    "Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia"

    Synonyms:
    abolish, extinguish, remove, eliminate, do away with

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  1. expulse

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. get rid of

    Synonyms:
    dispose of, shift off, cast off

  2. get rid of

    Synonyms:
    be freed from, be relieved from, get clear of, get quit of

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#225off
#246take
#1337transfer
#1493pass
#1551hit
#1651remove
#2158drop
#3169lose
#4553murder
#5808eliminate
#6793absent
#8245shed
#8574reject
#8911dispatch
#10524withdraw
#15596dismiss
#27695abolish
#28847eradicate
#32348slay
#40453quench
#45925extinguish
#66079annihilate
#79750obviate
#107435decimate
#110634excrete

How to use get rid of in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    In the eye of the universe, man is nothing! And man’s hardest job is to be able to get rid of this nothingness!

  2. Shawn Weeks:

    I have a good time and the farmers get rid of a pest. As you look at the soybean fields, you'll see what we call 'ice cream cones.' The point of the ice cream cone is where the groundhog's burrow is. He'll eat in a semicircle out from his burrow. Groundhogs love eating fresh soybeans coming out of the ground. i'm a hunter but if I don't eat it, I don't shoot it and I don't eat woodchuck.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I will be formally terminating Trumps NAFTA shortly, we get rid of Trumps NAFTA. Trumps NAFTA's been a disaster for the United States. Trumps NAFTA's caused us tremendous amounts of unemployment and loss and company loss and everything else.

  4. Marco Rubio:

    The solution is not to get rid of a program at a time when we know that the risk of homegrown violent extremism is the highest it's ever been.

  5. Larry Leverenz:

    You're not going to change the game. You are not going to get rid of the game, at least. So how can you make changes that keep the spirit of the game there, keep players enjoying, keep fans enjoying the game but at the same time be safe.


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