rid (someone or something) of

phrasal verb
rid (someone or something) of; ridding (someone or something) of; rids (someone or something) of

Definition of rid (someone or something) of

: to cause (someone or something) to no longer have or be affected by (someone or something unwanted) The police are trying to rid the town of drug dealers. rid the garden of pests

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“Rid (someone or something) of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rid%20%28someone%20or%20something%29%20of. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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