Pronunciation: rōd
v. i.1.To be carried on the back of an animal, as a horse.
[imp. Rode (rōd) (Rid [rĭd], archaic); p. p. Ridden ( ) (Rid, archaic); p. pr. & vb. n. Riding ( ).]
To-morrow, when ye riden by the way.
- Chaucer.
2.To be borne in a carriage; as, to ride in a coach, in a car, and the like. See Synonym, below.
3.To be borne or in a fluid; to float; to lie.
Men once walked where ships at anchor ride.
- Dryden.
4.To be supported in motion; to rest.
5.To manage a horse, as an equestrian.
6.To support a rider, as a horse; to move under the saddle; as, a horse rides easy or hard, slow or fast.
To ride easy
(Naut.) to lie at anchor without violent pitching or straining at the cables.
To ride hard
(Naut.) to pitch violently.
To ride out
a - To go upon a military expedition.
b - To ride in the open air.
- Chaucer.
To ride to hounds
to ride behind, and near to, the hounds in hunting.
v. t.1.To sit on, so as to be carried; as, to ride a horse; to ride a bicycle.
2.To manage insolently at will; to domineer over.
3.To convey, as by riding; to make or do by riding.
4.(Surg.) To overlap (each other); - said of bones or fractured fragments.
To ride a hobby
to have some favorite occupation or subject of talk.
To ride and tie
to take turn with another in labor and rest; - from the expedient adopted by two persons with one horse, one of whom rides the animal a certain distance, and then ties him for the use of the other, who is coming up on foot.
To ride down
a - To ride over; to trample down in riding; to overthrow by riding against; as, to ride down an enemy
- Fielding.
b - (Naut.) To bear down, as on a halyard when hoisting a sail.
To ride out
(Naut.) to keep safe afloat during (a storm) while riding at anchor or when hove to on the open sea; as, to ride out the gale.
to ride the lightning
to be executed by electrocution in an electric chair.
n.1.The act of riding; an excursion on horseback or in a vehicle.
2.A saddle horse.
3.A road or avenue cut in a wood, or through grounds, to be used as a place for riding; a riding.
Noun1.Rideride - a journey in a vehicle driven by someone else; "he took the family for a drive in his new car"
Synonyms: drive
2.ride - a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement
Verb1.ride - sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions; "She never sat a horse!"; "Did you ever ride a camel?"; "The girl liked to drive the young mare"
Synonyms: sit
2.ride - be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"
3.ride - continue undisturbed and without interference; "Let it ride"
4.ride - move like a floating object; "The moon rode high in the night sky"
5.ride - 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"
6.ride - 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"
7.ride - have certain properties when driven; "This car rides smoothly"; "My new truck drives well"
Synonyms: drive
8.ride - be contingent on; "The outcomes rides on the results of the electin"; "Your grade will depends on your homework"
9.ride - lie moored or anchored; "Ship rides at anchor"
10.ride - sit on and control a vehicle; "He rides his bicycle to work every day"; "She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town"
11.ride - climb up on the body; "Shorts that ride up"; "This skirt keeps riding up my legs"
12.ride - ride over, along, or through; "Travel the highways of America"; "Ride the freeways of California"
13.ride - keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot; "Don't ride the clutch!"
14.ride - copulate with; "The bull was riding the cow"
Synonyms: mount
Research Issues in Data Engineering (IEEE-CS) To dream that you are riding an animal or vehicle, symbolizes the path and direction of your life. Alternatively, it may indicate that you are going along with another's plans and ideas. In particular, to dream that you are riding a bicycle, motorcycle, or horse symbolizes the rhythm of some sexual act.Sunday drive, abut on, aggravate, airing, annoy, auto, badger, bait, bamboozle, banter, be at, be based on, bear on, bedevil, beset, bestraddle, bestride, bicycle, bike, bother, bristle, brown off, bug, bully, bullyrag, bump off, burn up, bus, catch a train, chaff, chauffeur, cheat, chivy, cycle, deceive, defraud, delude, deride, devil, discompose, distemper, disturb, dog, dominate, drift, entrain, exasperate, excursion, exercise, expedition, fash, float, foot, get, ghost, glide, go by rail, grin at, gripe, gull, harass, harry, hassle, haze, heckle, hector, hold in derision, hound, humbug, imbricate, intimidate, irk, irritate, jape, jaunt, jest, jive, joke, jolly, josh, joyride, kid, lap, laugh at, laugh to scorn, lean on, lie, lie athwart, lie on, lift, make a train, make fun of, make game of, make heavy weather, make merry with, miff, molest, motorcycle, nag, needle, nettle, nudzh, oppress, outing, outride, overlie, override, pan, pedal, peeve, perch, persecute, pester, pick on, pickup, pillory, pique, plague, plow the deep, pluck the beard, point at, poke fun at, pother, provoke, put on, put one on, rag, rally, razz, rely on, repose on, rest, rest on, rib, ride at anchor, ride easy, ride hawse full, ride out, ride the sea, ridicule, rile, roast, roil, ruffle, run, sail, scud, shingle, shoot, sit in, sit on, skim, slip, smile at, snicker at, snigger at, spin, stand on, straddle, stride, swindle, take, take a joyride, take in, taxi, tease, terrorize, torment, torture, trick, trip, try the patience, turn, tweak the nose, twit, tyrannize, vex, walk the waters, wash, weather, weather the storm, wheel, whirl, worry
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