Definition of get rid of
- It's time to get rid of this old sweater.
- I can't seem to get rid of this cold.
- He stayed on talking and talking. She finally got rid of him by saying she had to make dinner.
: to gain possession of
: to receive as a return : earn
: to obtain by concession or entreaty
: something begotten:
: the entire progeny of a male animal
: a document of release from obligation in Jewish law
: a religious divorce by Jewish law
: save, rescue
: to make free : relieve, disencumber
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