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Synonyms for get rid of

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. get rid of, remove(verb)

    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 with(verb)

    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 of(verb)

    do away with

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. get rid of(verb)

    Synonyms:
    dismiss, lose, shed, drop

  2. get rid of(verb)

    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

Editors Contribution

  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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#107435decimate
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How to use get rid of in a sentence?

  1. Maksim Letovchenko:

    We have to get rid of these( rebels) in nearby areas, because soon, within a couple steps, they'll be in the town, if they arrive, there will be nothing left of this place.

  2. Jason Stearns:

    The coalition was important ahead of the elections, but ever since he was inaugurated, there have been people around Tshisekedi pushing him to get rid of Vital.

  3. Yang Chunhai:

    I will never get rid of the pain.

  4. Corey Slovis:

    We normally get rid of excess body heat by sweating and we evaporate and we lose heat via evaporation.

  5. Pierre Lacey:

    He's going to walk a quarter mile from his house in a pair of shoes that's two sizes too small after he takes off his new pair of shoes - and this is a 17-year-old black kid with a brand new pair of Jordan's on. He's going to take those Jordan's off and just get rid of them and put on some shoes that's not his -- we don't know where he got them from, no laces in them -- and continue to walk down this dirt road late at night to swing set in the middle of the trailer park and hang himself, how can I believe that.


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