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Antonyms for rid

encumber, hamper, subject, restrain, burden, shackle, saddle, weigh down, bog, fetter, weight.

Quotes of rid

  1. A guy is a lump like a doughnut. So, first you gotta get rid of all the stuff his mom did to him. And then you gotta get rid of all that macho crap that they pick up from beer commercials. And then there's my personal favorite, the male ego. – Roseanne Barr
  2. We must get rid of all the guns. – Sarah Brady
  3. A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early. – Rupert Brooke
  4. Life... is not simply a series of exciting new ventures. The future is not always a whole new ball game. There tends to be unfinished business. One trails all sorts of things around with one, things that simply won't be got rid of. – Anita Brookner
  5. The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then. – Thomas Carlyle
  6. Expecting to be able to get rid of the competitive drive, first of all, flies in the face of human nature- and little girls certainly have this drive, as much as little boys do, or at least the little girls I have observed in my immediate family have it. – Lynne Cheney
  7. Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't. – R. Buckminster Fuller
  8. The argument that somehow we've got to get rid of minority scholarships so that we can have a free and fair America implies that we have a colorblind society where minorities are equal in their pursuit of funds to go to school. – William H. Gray
  9. Once you get rid of integrity the rest is a piece of cake. – Larry Hagman
  10. A society that gets rid of all its troublemakers goes downhill. – Robert A. Heinlein
  11. So it's sheer terror, but then, this is the whole reason that we went so long to Doctor Simons, was to get rid of all these... mixed feelings that we had. – Betty Hill
  12. The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them. – Alfred Hitchcock
  13. I've helped people get rid of headaches by placing my hand on their forehead, and backaches by placing my hand on their back. It's a powerful example of love that really works. – Shelley Long
  14. And this administration and this House leadership have said, quote -unquote, they will stop at nothing to pass this health care bill. And now they've gotten rid of me and it will pass. You connect the dots. – Eric Massa
  15. Industrial hemp is a very useful plant. I challenged the attorney general to get rid of the criminal stigma associated with hemp so we can look at it in terms of how it might be useful. – Jesse Ventura

Usage examples for rid

  1. He wouldn't get rid of her, but at last she got rid of herself. – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  2. He would make it all very clear and plain, and she would love him again, when he had got rid of this other Hugh. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  3. They have got rid of me, and I am very glad of it; but it isn't fair that he should come after me now that I'm gone away. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  4. I got rid of him. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  5. But that's the worst of it; I can't get rid of it. – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald
  6. But if I decide to go in, I've got to get rid of Porter. – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  7. He has saved my sister from one as bad- who offered it to be rid of her. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. " And we are well rid of him. – A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories by William D. Howells
  9. You wanted to get rid of me. – Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
  10. If you can convince Pierre that you are Jane West, not any other woman, certainly not the woman he once knew, aren't you pretty safely rid of him for always? – The Branding Iron by Katharine Newlin Burt
  11. If a man did not love me enough to wait a few months for his answer I should think myself well rid of him. – An Artist in Crime by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  12. She could not rid herself of the thought that they would suffer. – Other Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland
  13. I must rid you of these things. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  14. " My dear, I do not want to get rid of you at all. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  15. So you want to get rid of me. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  16. " Good thing then you got rid of it," said Mr. Bullfinch. – Jerry's Charge Account by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
  17. Nobody else wants to see you; and nobody here wants to get rid of you. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  18. She was very much surprised, but she saw she must get rid of the baby. – Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country by Joel Chandler Harris
  19. I'll get rid of her for you. – Our Farm of Four Acres and the Money we Made by it by Miss Coulton
  20. How am I to get rid of my house? – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins

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