1. rid

verb. ['ˈrɪd'] relieve from.


  • free
  • relieve
  • disembody
  • clear
  • smooth
  • smooth out
  • disinfest
  • disembarrass


  • nazify
  • bound
  • restricted
  • restrained

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Rhymes with Rid

  • counterbid
  • undid
  • squid
  • sayed
  • redid
  • rebid
  • majid
  • forbid
  • stidd
  • smid
  • slid
  • skid
  • schmid
  • quid
  • amid
  • adid
  • tidd
  • syd
  • sid
  • mid
  • lid
  • kyd
  • kidde
  • kidd
  • kid
  • hid
  • did
  • cyd
  • cid
  • bid

How do you pronounce rid?

Pronounce rid as rɪd.

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Sentences with rid

1. Noun, plural
Plus, getting rid of a herpes sore prevents further spread of the virus.

2. Verb, base form
The dog's body knows it needs to rid itself of what is causing the gastrointestinal upset.

3. Adjective
Circuit training is an excellent way to get rid of unwanted fat and tone muscles at the same time.

Quotes about rid

1. I wanted to write a very simple story about a boy, a wolf, a girl, a bear and a forest, so I thought I might set it in the past. I didn't realise that it went back to when I was 10: I used to love the Stone Age when I was a kid and wanted to live in it, and I got rid of my bed and slept on the floor, but I didn't remember it.
- Michelle Paver

2. If we ever hope to rid the world of the political AIDS of our time, terrorism, the rule must be clear: One does not deal with terrorists; one does not bargain with terrorists; one kills terrorists.
- Meir Kahane

3. Mild autism can give you a genius like Einstein. If you have severe autism, you could remain nonverbal. You don't want people to be on the severe end of the spectrum. But if you got rid of all the autism genetics, you wouldn't have science or art. All you would have is a bunch of social 'yak yaks.'
- Temple Grandin