Definition of rid (someone or something) of
- The police are trying to rid the town of drug dealers.
- rid the garden of pests
: save, rescue
: to make free : relieve, disencumber
: some person : somebody
: some indeterminate or unspecified thing
: some indeterminate amount more than a specified number
: a person or thing of consequence
: in some degree : somewhat
used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective
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