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To get rid of something or someone

replace

verb

to get rid of someone or something, and to put a new person or thing in their place

throw away

to get rid of something that you no longer want, for example by putting it in a dustbin

shed

verb

to get rid of something that is not wanted or is no longer necessary

dispose of

to get rid of something that you no longer need or want

do away with

to get rid of something

eliminate

verb

to get rid of something that is not wanted or needed

dump

verb

to get rid of someone or something that you no longer want or need

eradicate

verb

to get rid of something completely, especially something bad

discard

verb

to get rid of something that you no longer want or need

remove

verb

to get rid of a problem, difficulty, or something that annoys you

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