Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb get_rid_of

3 senses of get rid of

Sense 1
get rid of, remove -- (dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood")

Sense 2
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")
       => destroy, destruct -- (do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house")

Sense 3
abolish, get rid of -- (do away with; "Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia")

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