Does “get rid of” mean “throw away”? Are there other synonyms for that?
"Get rid of" means to remove something, which could mean throwing it away, giving it to somebody, putting it somewhere else, eliminating it, etc. You can also "get rid" of a person, meaning you remove them from your life by not interacting with them anymore. Some synonyms for "get rid of" are "eliminate" "throw out" "do away with" and "dispose of".
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