What does RID mean?

Definitions for RID
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word RID.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rid, free, disembarrassverb

    relieve from

    "Rid the house of pests"

Wiktionary

  1. ridverb

    To free from something.

    Etymology: Fusion of redden (from hreddan, from hradjanan) and ridden (from gehryddan, from riudijanan). Akin to hredda, retten, ryðja, hróðja. More at redd.

  2. ridadjective

    released from an obligation, problem, etc. (usually followed by "of")

    I'm glad to be rid of that stupid nickname.

    Etymology: Fusion of redden (from hreddan, from hradjanan) and ridden (from gehryddan, from riudijanan). Akin to hredda, retten, ryðja, hróðja. More at redd.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rid

    imp. & p. p. of Ride, v. i

    Etymology: [OE. ridden, redden, AS. hreddan to deliver, liberate; akin to D. & LG. redden, G. retten, Dan. redde, Sw. rdda, and perhaps to Skr. rath to loosen.]

  2. Rid

    of Rid

    Etymology: [OE. ridden, redden, AS. hreddan to deliver, liberate; akin to D. & LG. redden, G. retten, Dan. redde, Sw. rdda, and perhaps to Skr. rath to loosen.]

  3. Ridverb

    to save; to rescue; to deliver; -- with out of

    Etymology: [OE. ridden, redden, AS. hreddan to deliver, liberate; akin to D. & LG. redden, G. retten, Dan. redde, Sw. rdda, and perhaps to Skr. rath to loosen.]

  4. Ridverb

    to free; to clear; to disencumber; -- followed by of

    Etymology: [OE. ridden, redden, AS. hreddan to deliver, liberate; akin to D. & LG. redden, G. retten, Dan. redde, Sw. rdda, and perhaps to Skr. rath to loosen.]

  5. Ridverb

    to drive away; to remove by effort or violence; to make away with; to destroy

    Etymology: [OE. ridden, redden, AS. hreddan to deliver, liberate; akin to D. & LG. redden, G. retten, Dan. redde, Sw. rdda, and perhaps to Skr. rath to loosen.]

  6. Ridverb

    to get over; to dispose of; to dispatch; to finish

    Etymology: [OE. ridden, redden, AS. hreddan to deliver, liberate; akin to D. & LG. redden, G. retten, Dan. redde, Sw. rdda, and perhaps to Skr. rath to loosen.]

  7. Rid

    of Ride

    Etymology: [OE. ridden, redden, AS. hreddan to deliver, liberate; akin to D. & LG. redden, G. retten, Dan. redde, Sw. rdda, and perhaps to Skr. rath to loosen.]

  8. Rid

    of Ride

    Etymology: [OE. ridden, redden, AS. hreddan to deliver, liberate; akin to D. & LG. redden, G. retten, Dan. redde, Sw. rdda, and perhaps to Skr. rath to loosen.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rid

    rid, v.t. to free: to deliver: to remove by violence: to clear: to disencumber: to expel: to separate: to despatch: (obs.) to banish, to kill:—pr.p. rid′ding; pa.t. and pa.p. rid.—ns. Rid′dance, act of ridding or freeing: destruction: the earth thrown up by a burrowing animal; Rid′der, one who rids or relieves.—A good riddance, a welcome relief; Get rid of, to get deliverance from. [A.S. hreddan, to snatch away; Ger. retten.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'RID' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4554

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'RID' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1029

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'RID' in Verbs Frequency: #602

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of RID in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of RID in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of RID in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    I will be formally terminating Trumps NAFTA shortly, we get rid of Trumps NAFTA. Trumps NAFTA's been a disaster for the United States. Trumps NAFTA's caused us tremendous amounts of unemployment and loss and company loss and everything else.

  2. Unknown:

    Be yourself. I mean, who are you kidding. If you be yourself, you'll find you're PERFECT friend. You're PERFECT boyfriend. You're PERFECT girlfriend. You'll be happy, instead of trying to be someone you know you aren't. You'd be a shadow of a figure you don't even recognize. Chained in a lie. If you be yourself, you'd have confidence, and life would be SO MUCH EASIER! Be yourself, for the sake of others who want to be friends with you, but don't know who you are. If you're yourself, maybe we'll get rid of the snobby popular girls that force you to be someone else. Think about it. Be yourself.

  3. Heather White:

    The announcement from Kraft should be a wake-up call for other food manufacturers to take notice, go back to the drawing board, reformulate and get rid of these synthetic ingredients of concern, especially in food that is marketed to children.

  4. Scott Stewart:

    What we saw was the Maliki government eviscerate the leadership of the Iraqi Army. When they continue with these anti-Sunni pogroms to get rid of … these people, it made it very difficult to keep any sort of cohesion.

  5. Larry Leverenz:

    You're not going to change the game. You are not going to get rid of the game, at least. So how can you make changes that keep the spirit of the game there, keep players enjoying, keep fans enjoying the game but at the same time be safe.

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