Examples of rid in a Sentence
worked two jobs to rid himself of debt
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The city earlier this month became the first in the county to adopt a policy that makes organic pesticides the preferred method for getting rid of weeds, bugs and rodents on hundreds of acres of city property and school athletic fields.
Did Pat Riley make a mistake by getting rid of him?
And after a few years of establishing a payment track record and getting rid of other debts, borrowers can refinance into a lower-cost mortgage — an option taken by 113 borrowers so far in the SUN program, Cherry said.
However, Inter director Walter Sabatini has often denied the club's intention to get rid of him and has, instead, often remarked his importance in Milan.
Solo announced her candidacy earlier this month with a platform of making soccer more accessible and getting rid of the pay-for-play youth soccer clubs - a change that is crucial for the sport's future in the U.S.
An official from Hebei province -- where Liu Yinguang lives -- told the China Youth Daily newspaper on Dec. 12 that local authorities had overshot their target of getting rid of coal heaters in 1.8 million rural households by more than 700,000.
The swiftness of DDR’s plan, announced on Dec. 14, highlights the increasing urgency of getting rid of albatrosses.
But some of the islanders would prefer to get rid of them.
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Origin and Etymology of rid
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsclear, disburden, disencumber, divest, free, relieve, unburden
Antonymsburden, encumber, saddle
Related Wordsdischarge, emancipate, enfranchise, liberate, loose, loosen, manumit, release, spring, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetter; bail (out), deliver, redeem, rescue; disengage, disentangle, extricate
Near Antonymsbog (down), fetter, hamper, restrain, shackle, subject, weigh down, weight (down)
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