rid

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈrɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rid)


Inflections of 'rid' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
rids
v 3rd person singular
ridding
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
rid
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
ridded
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
rid
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
ridded
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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rid

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. rid themselves of [guilt, shame, him]
  2. [wanted, tried, needed] to rid themselves of [guilt]
  3. rid your mind of [doubts, questions, guilt]
  4. rid yourself of negative [thoughts, people, energy, influences]
  5. rid yourself of [inefficient workers, unwanted expenses]
  6. rid the [house, castle, building] of [ghosts, evil spirits, insects]
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