Ride

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Ride Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a journey in a vehicle driven by someone else; "he took the family for a drive in his new car"
  • a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement
  • 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"
  • copulate with; "The bull was riding the cow"
  • keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot; "Don''t ride the clutch!"
  • move like a floating object; "The moon rode high in the night sky"
  • ride over, along, or through; "Travel the highways of America"; "Ride the freeways of California"
  • be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"
  • 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"
  • climb up on the body; "Shorts that ride up"; "This skirt keeps riding up my legs"
  • sit on and control a vehicle; "He rides his bicycle to work every day"; "She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town"
  • continue undisturbed and without interference; "Let it ride"
  • lie moored or anchored; "Ship rides at anchor"
  • be contingent on; "The outcomes rides on the results of the electin"; "Your grade will depends on your homework"
  • have certain properties when driven; "This car rides smoothly"; "My new truck drives well"
  • 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"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile); "he took the family for a drive in his new car" ,
  • a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement

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Ride Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Football (soccer) Basketball Rugby Gymnastics Baseball American football Cycling·Auto racing Cricket·Golf Field Hockey·Handball Archery·Shooting Fencing·Weightlifting Pentathlon·Triathlon Horseback riding

Swimming· Diving Water polo·Sailing Canoeing·Rowing

Boxing·Wrestling Karate·Taekwondo

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'Ride' example sentence in quotations


* A man can't ride your back unless it's bent. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

* He was so learned that he could name a horse in nine languages so ignorant that he bought a cow to ride on. - Benjamin Franklin

* Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. - Franklin P. Jones


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Ride Sample Sentences in News


  • RIDE TV Launches On Armstrong
    FORT WORTH, Texas and BUTLER, Pa., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ride Television Network, Inc. and Armstrong are pleased to announce that on October 13 th , Armstrong began offering RIDE TV to customers ... Read more on this news related to 'Ride'
  • RTD agrees to save Highlands Ranch, Parker Call-n-Ride
    Call-n-Ride service in Highlands Ranch and Parker looks to be off the chopping block after the staff of the Regional Transportation District recommended keeping it and the board of directors Read more on this news related to 'Ride'
  • 'Red Arrows ride' set for theme park
    Blackpool Pleasure Beach is working with the Red Arrows to develop a new £2m ride at the amusement park. Read more on this news related to 'Ride'

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