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Synonyms for rid of

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  1. obviate, rid of, eliminate(verb)

    do away with

    forfend, decimate, eliminate, rule out, avert, excrete, ward off, wipe out, obviate, annihilate, head off, get rid of, winnow out, fend off, stave off, debar, avoid, extinguish, pass, reject, forefend, carry off, deflect, egest, do away with, eradicate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rid of

    clear of, free from

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  1. Mitt Romney on Wednesday:

    The result of those two bad decisions is we now have ISIS, though the president said Assad must go, the combination of these events has made it very difficult for him to accomplish his mutual objectives of getting rid of Assad and eliminating ISIS.

  2. Mutlu Civiroglu:

    The Kurds have proved to be a very reliable partner on the ground where none other exists in Syria, in my view, if the West is looking for a partner, Kobani provides a successful example where Kurds and Arabs could work together to get rid of ISIS. ... It's a good model.

  3. Venezuelan Yesica Leonett:

    People need help. My children eat boiled banana skins, shredded like meat, what a joy to get help to my children. An even greater joy would be to get rid of Maduro.

  4. Scott Kirby:

    Change is inevitable these days -- but it's how we respond to it that matters most, when we hear from customers about where we can improve, getting rid of this fee is often the top request.

  5. Hannah Evans:

    People heard the title of the bill and thought, ‘This girl wants to get rid of meat in the dining halls, and she hates Nebraska,’.


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