Definitions of ride

  1. To be borne, as on horseback or in a vehicle; to float; to practise riding; to manage a horse well; to sit.
  2. To sit on, so as to be carried; as, to ride a horse; to ride a bicycle.
  3. To manage insolently at will; to domineer over.
  4. To convey, as by riding; to make or do by riding.
  5. To overlap ( each other); - said of bones or fractured fragments.
  6. To sit on and be carried along by; as, to ride a horse; to float on and be borne along by; as, to ride the waves; to travel over on horseback or in any way; as, to ride one's rounds; to accomplish, as on horseback; as, to ride a race; to make ride; as, they rode the helpless baby on their backs; to domineer over.
  7. To rest on so as to be carried:- pa. t. rode; pa. p. ridden.
  8. To traverse, as on horseback.
  9. To be carried on the back of an animal, as a horse.
  10. To be borne in a carriage; as, to ride in a coach, in a car, and the like. See Synonym, below.
  11. To be borne or in a fluid; to float; to lie.
  12. To be supported in motion; to rest.
  13. To manage a horse, as an equestrian.
  14. To support a rider, as a horse; to move under the saddle; as, a horse rides easy or hard, slow or fast.
  15. To be carried along, as on horseback or in a vehicle; practice horsemanship; float or rest; as, the ship rides at anchor; to be borne along; as, to ride on the wave of success; support and carry one; as, the horse rides well.
  16. To be borne, as on horseback or in a carriage: to practice riding: to float, as a ship at anchor.
  17. To be borne on horseback or in a vehicle.
  18. harass with persistent criticism or carping; " The children teased the new teacher"; " Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; " His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
  19. copulate with, as of animals; " The bull was riding the cow"
  20. be sustained or supported or borne; " His glasses rode high on his nose"; " The child rode on his mother's hips"; " She rode a wave of popularity"; " The brothers rode to an easy victory on their father's political name"
  21. keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot; " Don't ride the clutch!"
  22. move like a floating object; " The moon rode high in the night sky"
  23. ride over, along, or through; " Travel the highways of America"; " Ride the freeways of California"
  24. be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; " I ride to work in a bus"; " He rides the subway downtown every day"
  25. sit on and control a vehicle; " He rides his bicycle to work every day"; " She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town"
  26. lie moored or anchored; " Ship rides at anchor"
  27. To be carried, as on a horse or in a conveyance.
  28. To sit on; to manage insolently at will.
  29. To be borne or carried along, as in a carriage or on horseback; to sit on a horse, and so be carried along; to be supported in motion; to sit or rest on so as to be carried; to be at anchor, as a ship.
  30. Riding.
  31. Riden.
  32. a journey in a vehicle driven by someone else; " he took the family for a drive in his new car"
  33. a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement
  34. copulate with; " The bull was riding the cow"
  35. climb up on the body; " Shorts that ride up"; " This skirt keeps riding up my legs"
  36. continue undisturbed and without interference; " Let it ride"
  37. The act of riding; an excursion on horseback or in a vehicle.
  38. A saddle horse.
  39. A road or avenue cut in a wood, or through grounds, to be used as a place for riding; a riding.
  40. An excursion on horseback or in a vehicle; a road intended for horseback travel.
  41. Act of riding: an excursion on horseback or in a vehicle: the course passed over in riding.
  42. Act of riding; excursion on horseback or in a vehicle.
  43. An excursion by any means of conveyance, especially on horseback.
  44. A road intended for riding.
  45. Act of riding; an excursion on horse- back or in a vehicle; a road for the amusement of riding; a district under an excise officer. To ride easy, is when a ship does not feel a great strain on her cables. To ride hard, is when a ship pitches violently. To ride out a gale, is said of a ship that does not drive during the storm.
  46. An excursion on horseback or in a vehicle; a drive; the course or road passed over in riding.
  47. Rode.
  48. Ridden.
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