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 ride ride

noun

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

  • () sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions  ( sit, ride )
    sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
     She never sat a horse!
    She never sat a horse!
     Did you ever ride a camel?
    Did you ever ride a camel?
     The girl liked to drive the young mare
    The girl liked to drive the young mare
  • () be carried or travel on or in a vehicle  ( ride )
    be carried or travel on or in a vehicle
     I ride to work in a bus
    I ride to work in a bus
     He rides the subway downtown every day
    He rides the subway downtown every day
  • () move like a floating object  ( ride )
    move like a floating object
     The moon rode high in the night sky
    The moon rode high in the night sky
  • () continue undisturbed and without interference  ( ride )
    continue undisturbed and without interference
     Let it ride
    Let it ride
  • () harass with persistent criticism or carping  ( cod, rag, rally, razz, tantalise, twit, bait, ride, tantalize, tease, taunt )
    harass with persistent criticism or carping
     The children teased the new teacher
    The children teased the new teacher
     Don't ride me so hard over my failure
    Don't ride me so hard over my failure
     His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie
    His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie
  • copulate with  ( mount, ride )
    copulate with
     The bull was riding the cow
    The bull was riding the cow
  • keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot  ( ride )
    keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot
     Don't ride the clutch!
    Don't ride the clutch!
  • ride over, along, or through  ( ride )
    ride over, along, or through
     Ride the freeways of California
    Ride the freeways of California
  • climb up on the body  ( ride )
    climb up on the body
     Shorts that ride up
    Shorts that ride up
     This skirt keeps riding up my legs
    This skirt keeps riding up my legs
  • sit on and control a vehicle  ( ride )
    sit on and control a vehicle
     He rides his bicycle to work every day
    He rides his bicycle to work every day
     She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town
    She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town
  • lie moored or anchored  ( ride )
    lie moored or anchored
     Ship rides at anchor
    Ship rides at anchor
  • be contingent on  ( devolve on, hinge upon, ride, hinge on, turn on, depend upon, depend on )
    be contingent on
     The outcomes rides on the results of the election
    The outcomes rides on the results of the election
     Your grade will depends on your homework
    Your grade will depends on your homework
  • have certain properties when driven  ( drive, ride )
    have certain properties when driven
     This car rides smoothly
    This car rides smoothly
     My new truck drives well
    My new truck drives well
  • be sustained or supported or borne  ( ride )
    be sustained or supported or borne
     His glasses rode high on his nose
    His glasses rode high on his nose
     The child rode on his mother's hips
    The child rode on his mother's hips
     She rode a wave of popularity
    She rode a wave of popularity
     The brothers rode to an easy victory on their father's political name
    The brothers rode to an easy victory on their father's political name