Definition of rid
What does the word rid mean?
part of speech: verb transitive
(past ridded, rid; p. p. rid, rarely ridded). Make (person, place) free, disencumber, of (usu. in p.p. with be or get; glad to be, must get, r. of him); (archaic) abolish, clear away, get r. of, (pest). Hence riddance n. (esp. a good r. as excl. of joy; person &c. is a good r., better away). [old Norse]