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Ride Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    ride n
  1. a journey in a vehicle driven by someone else; "he took the family for a drive in his new car" [syn: drive]
  2. a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement v
  3. 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" [syn: sit]
  4. be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day" [ant: walk]
  5. continue undisturbed and without interference; "Let it ride"
  6. move like a floating object; "The moon rode high in the night sky"
  7. 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" [syn: tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally]
  8. 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"
  9. have certain properties when driven; "This car rides smoothly"; "My new truck drives well" [syn: drive]
  10. be contingent on; "The outcomes rides on the results of the electin"; "Your grade will depends on your homework" [syn: depend on, devolve on, depend upon, turn on, hinge on, hinge upon]
  11. lie moored or anchored; "Ship rides at anchor"
  12. sit on and control a vehicle; "He rides his bicycle to work every day"; "She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town" 1
  13. climb up on the body; "Shorts that ride up"; "This skirt keeps riding up my legs" 1
  14. ride over, along, or through; "Travel the highways of America"; "Ride the freeways of California" 1
  15. keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot; "Don't ride the clutch!" 1
  16. copulate with; "The bull was riding the cow" [syn: mount]
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Ride'


  • Ride: Ride may refer to: Ride quality Riding An amusement ride Ride (film), a 1998 comedy by Millicent Shelton. Ride , a 2002 novel by David Walton ...
  • Ride (band): Ride were a British alternative rock band that formed in 1988 in Oxford , England, consisting of Andy Bell , Mark Gardener , Laurence "Loz ...
  • List of amusement rides: An amusement ride is any number of devices found at carnivals , fairs/funfairs , or amusement park s meant to appeal to various senses of ...
  • Sally Ride: Sally Kristen Ride (born May 26, 1951) from Los Angeles, California , is an American physicist and a former NASA astronaut . ...
  • Back to the Future: The Ride: Back to the Future: The Ride is a simulator ride based on the Back to the Future trilogy and is a mini-sequel to 1990 's Back to the ...
  • Ride the Lightning: Ride the Lightning is the second studio album by the American heavy metal band Metallica . It was released on July 27, 1984 through the ...
  • Ride cymbal: The ride cymbal is a standard cymbal in most drum kit s. It maintains a steady rhythm ic pattern , sometimes called a ride pattern, ...

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'Ride' in famous quotation sentence


* 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-sharing ordinance passes key hurdle
    City officials on Thursday advanced a revised effort to regulate the new ride-sharing industry, one that also aims to assure taxicab companies that they won't be run out of business. Read more on this news related to 'Ride'
  • NC fines state fair ride operators over injuries
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators have fined thrill ride operators more than $114,000 after a mishap at the 2013 state fair that left five people injured, three of them critically. Read more on this news related to 'Ride'
  • Brewer vetoes controversial ride-sharing bill
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Thursday vetoed legislation that would have exempted Uber and other ride-sharing companies from insurance regulations imposed on traditional taxi and livery companies. Saying ... Read more on this news related to 'Ride'

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