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Overview of verb get_rid_of

The verb get rid of has 3 senses

  • get rid of, remove -- (dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood")

  • extinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away with -- (terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts")

  • abolish, get rid of -- (do away with; "Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia")