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Meaning of RIDDANCE

Pronunciation:  'ridns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of expelling someone
  2. [n]  the act of removing or getting rid of something
 

RIDDANCE is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: ejection, elimination, exclusion, expulsion
 
 See Also: banishment, barring, blackball, deportation, ostracism, ouster, ousting, proscription, remotion, removal, simplification

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rid"dance\, n.
1. The act of ridding or freeing; deliverance; a cleaning up
   or out.

         Thou shalt not make clean riddance of the corners of
         thy field.                            --Lev. xxiii.
                                               22.

2. The state of being rid or free; freedom; escape.
   ``Riddance from all adversity.'' --Hooker.

 

 

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