To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
To unnerve; disturb; upset
To relieve (oneself or one's soul, mind, etc.) by revealing or disclosing (something hard to bear, as guilt)
To release (a person) from an obligation, restriction, or burden.
To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
To get rid of a burden
In a clear manner; so as to be clear
To set free, as from captivity, peril, or evil:
To free from dirt, defilement, or guilt; purge or clean.
To remove the charge from (a firearm).
To diffuse or radiate; send forth or impart:
To do away with; eliminate:
(Law) To free from a charge or imputation of guilt
To free (the bowels) from constipation.
(Chem.) To free from combination in a compound
To get rid of; eliminate:
To transfer or pour off completely:
To get rid of; remove:
To deal out; to assign to a use.
To rid; to free.
(Archaic) To destroy completely.
To be successful in coming or going:
To maintain records in:
To discard is defined as to get rid of something or throw something away.
Find another word for ridding. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ridding, like: freeing, shaking, unburdening, relieving, releasing, disencumbering, disburdening, clearing, delivering, cleansing and unloading.