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    ride - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ride

    Definition
    (noun) a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
    Synonyms : drive
    Example Sentence
    • he took the family for a drive in his new car
    Definition
    (noun) a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement Definition
    (verb) sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
    Synonyms : sit
    Example Sentence
    • She never sat a horse!
    • Did you ever ride a camel?
    • The girl liked to drive the young mare
    Definition
    (verb) be carried or travel on or in a vehicle
    Example Sentence
    • I ride to work in a bus
    • He rides the subway downtown every day
    Definition
    (verb) continue undisturbed and without interference
    Example Sentence
    • Let it ride
    Definition
    (verb) move like a floating object
    Example Sentence
    • The moon rode high in the night sky
    Definition
    (verb) harass with persistent criticism or carping
    Synonyms : bait , cod , rag , rally , razz , tantalise , tantalize , taunt , tease , twit
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) be sustained or supported or borne
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) have certain properties when driven
    Synonyms : drive
    Example Sentence
    • This car rides smoothly
    • My new truck drives well
    Definition
    (verb) be contingent on
    Example Sentence
    • The outcomes rides on the results of the election
    • Your grade will depends on your homework
    Definition
    (verb) lie moored or anchored
    Example Sentence
    • Ship rides at anchor
    Definition
    (verb) sit on and control a vehicle
    Example Sentence
    • He rides his bicycle to work every day
    • She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town
    Definition
    (verb) climb up on the body
    Example Sentence
    • Shorts that ride up
    • This skirt keeps riding up my legs
    Definition
    (verb) ride over, along, or through
    Example Sentence
    • Ride the freeways of California
    Definition
    (verb) keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot
    Example Sentence
    • Don't ride the clutch!
    Definition
    (verb) copulate with
    Synonyms : mount
    Example Sentence
    • The bull was riding the cow
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