1. [ verb ] dispose of
Synonyms: remove

"Get rid of these old shoes!" "The company got rid of all the dead wood"

Related terms: discard weed_out dump cull work_off removal
2. [ verb ] terminate or take out
Synonyms: eliminate do_away_with

"Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"

Related terms: destroy exclude knock_out cancel_out cut_out cut drown snuff_out cut_out decouple decouple obliterate elimination
3. [ verb ] do away with
Synonyms: abolish

"Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia"

Related terms: establish abrogate cashier abolition