Translation of "rid" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /rɪd/ us /rɪd/
get rid of something

B1 to throw something away

deshacerse de algo
We must get rid of some of those old books.
get rid of something

to end something unpleasant

deshacerse de algo, quitarse algo de encima
I can’t get rid of this headache.
get rid of someone

to make someone go away

quitarse a alguien de encima
We finally managed to get rid of those salespeople.

(Translation of “rid” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /rid/ (present participle ridding, past tense, past participle rid)

(with of); to free (someone etc) from

We must try to rid the town of rats.
be/get rid of

to have removed, to remove; to free oneself from

librarse de
I thought I’d never get rid of these weeds
I’m rid of my debts at last.
good riddance /ˈridəns/

I am happy to have got rid of it, him etc

que se vaya con viento fresco
I’ve thrown out all those old books, and good riddance (to the lot of them)!

(Translation of “rid” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)