Definition of Ride


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


  • copulate with
    "The bull was riding the cow"
  • keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot
    "Don't ride the clutch!"
  • ride over, along, or through
    "Ride the freeways of California"
  • 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"
  • lie moored or anchored
    "Ship rides at anchor"
  • be contingent on
    "The outcomes rides on the results of the election"
    "Your grade will depends on your homework"
    - depend on - devolve on - depend upon - turn on - hinge on - hinge upon
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • move like a floating object
    "The moon rode high in the night sky"
  • continue undisturbed and without interference
    "Let it ride"
  • 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble ride

16 unscramble word found using the letters ride.

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