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Definition of Rid

Rid

  1. imp. & p. p. of Ride, v. i.
  2. of Rid
  3. To save; to rescue; to deliver; -- with out of.
  4. To free; to clear; to disencumber; -- followed by of.
  5. To drive away; to remove by effort or violence; to make away with; to destroy.
  6. To get over; to dispose of; to dispatch; to finish.
  7. of Ride
  8. of Ride

Rid Quotations

To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture.
Pablo Picasso

Someone said adversity builds character, but someone else said adversity reveals character. I'm pleasantly surprised with my resilience. I persevere, and not just blindly. I take the best, get rid of the rest, and move on, realizing that you can make a choice to take the good.
Brooke Shields

Corruption is the enemy of development, and of good governance. It must be got rid of. Both the government and the people at large must come together to achieve this national objective.
Pratibha Patil

My mind is constantly going. For me to completely relax, I gotta get rid of my cell phone.
Kenny Chesney

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
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Rid Translations

rid in Dutch is afhelpen
rid in German is loswerden, befreien
rid in Portuguese is livrado
rid in Spanish is librar
rid in Swedish is bort
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