Online Google Dictionary

get rid of wordnet sense
  1. dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
  2. extinguish: terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"
  3. abolish: do away with; "Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia"
  4. to dispose (of); to remove; to abolish; to lose