Examples of rid in a Sentence
worked two jobs to rid himself of debt
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The possibility of getting rid of the case without a firm ruling on the travel ban’s legality has always lurked in the background.
Congressional Republicans have generally favored getting rid of the diversity visa program.
Dress for a costume contest, rides, pumpkin patch, treat-or-treat stations and spooky holiday fun activities from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Pines Recreation Center, 7400 Pines Blvd.
Again, the question must be asked of the soulless drones of the Republican Party elite: Is getting rid of the estate tax and shoving more of the nation's wealth upwards really worth putting up with this?
However, getting rid of Mr Mueller would be an act of presidential self-harm (unless, of course, Mr Trump would suffer even more from the truth coming out).
On Tuesday, Wilson had been riding in the limousine alongside Johnson’s wife and his guardians to meet the body, when the president called.
Again, the Raiders are a bad matchup for this because Carr is among the NFL’s quickest at getting rid of the ball.
Case in point: The actor was spotted riding his bike in the streets of Prague yesterday with his dog, Mighty (yes, that's his name), in tow.
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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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