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Rid is sometimes a misspelling of ride.

The word rid is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the adjective rid

What does rid mean as an attribute of a noun?


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

Definition of the verb rid

What does rid mean as a doing word?

Rid is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections:

simple pastpast participlepresent participlethird-person singular

  1. relieve from

Alternative definition of the verb rid


  1. To free from something.


Who is Rid?

Rid a.k.a. Ridley Scott: Sir Ridley Scott is an English film director and producer. Following his commercial breakthrough with Alien, his best-known works are sci-fi classic Blade Runner, Thelma & Louise, best picture Oscar-winner Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, Hannibal, Matchstick Men, Kingdom of Heaven, American Gangster, Robin Hood, and Prometheus.


Rid is a fictional character from the 2007 film The Go-Getter.


Rid a.k.a. Richmond Municipal Airport is a public airport six miles southeast of Richmond, in Wayne County, Indiana. It is owned by the Richmond Board of Aviation Commissioners. The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 called it a general aviation facility.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Rid

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Google previewAdvances in Human Factors, Ergonomics, and Safety in Manufacturing and Service Industries (2010)

by Waldemar Karwowski, Gavriel Salvendy

An RID is a type of wearable display, like glasses, that enables users to view an overlay of a digital image and the real world. We conducted an experiment in which the subjects assembled an object consisting of 10 parts, by referring to a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1843)

Abridged from the American Dictionary for the Use of Primary Schools and the Counting House by Noah Webster

$48 RID Rhap -so-dy, n., an unconnected writing or discourse. [ing. Rheto-o-rie, n. the art of speakRhe-tor-ie-al, a. pertaining to rhetoric. [torical manner. Rhe-tor'- ie-al-ly, ad. in an oraRhet-o-ri"-cian, m. one who teaches rhetoric. Rheum, m. a ...

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Usage statistics about rid

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb rid:


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Quotes about Rid

By burning Luther's books you may rid your bookshelves of him, but you will not rid men's minds of him. (Desiderius Erasmus)
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Scrabble value of R1I1D2

The value of this 3-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of RID

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