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


Hyponyms: lift, joyride, spin, carousel, carrousel, merry-go-round, roundabout, whirligig, Ferris wheel, roller coaster, big dipper, chute-the-chute, jeer, scoff, flout, barrack, gibe, kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banter, tube, chariot, bicycle, cycle, bike, pedal, wheel, motorcycle, train, rail, sled, sleigh, boat, taxi, bus, tool, tool around, hitchhike, hitch, thumb, snowmobile, piggyback, override, ride herd, outride, ride horseback, prance, canter, gallop, extend, repose on, rest on, build on, build upon


Grouped Verbs: drive, sit


Part Meronyms: amusement park, funfair, pleasure ground


Derivational Morphology: drive, sit, take, motor, twit, taunt, taunting, tantalizer, tantaliser, Tantalus, boo, hoot, Bronx cheer, hiss, raspberry, razzing, snort, bird, tease, teasing, ribbing, teaser, annoyer, vexer, passenger, rider, riding, horseback riding, driveway, private road, parkway


Anagrams: Reid, dire


Language Translations:
Catalan: muntar   Chinese: 搭乘  
Dutch: rijden   Esperanto: rajdi  
Finnish: ajaa and ratsastaa   French: monter and rouler  
Frisian: ride   German: fahren and reiten  
Hungarian: autóz and lovagol   Indonesian: naik  
Italian: ''transitive'', ''intransitive'' guidare and (''horse'') ''transitive'', ''intransitive'' cavalcare   Japanese: 乗る  
Korean: 타다   Norwegian: ri  
Portuguese: andar   Russian: ехать  
Slovene: voziti   Spanish: montar and pasear  
Swedish: åka and rida   Turkish: sürmek  
Welsh: marchogaeth and mynd  
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