HyperDic: ride

English > 16 senses of the word ride:
VERBmotionride, sitsit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
motionridebe carried or travel on or in a vehicle
stativeridecontinue undisturbed and without interference
motionridemove like a floating object
communicationride, tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rallyharass with persistent criticism or carping
stativeridebe sustained or supported or borne
stativeride, drivehave certain properties when driven
stativeride, depend on, devolve on, depend upon, turn on, hinge on, hinge uponbe contingent on
stativeridelie moored or anchored
motionridesit on and control a vehicle
motionrideclimb up on the body
motionrideride over, along, or through
contactridekeep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot
contactride, mountcopulate with
NOUNactride, drivea journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
artifactridea mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement
ride > pronunciation
Soundsray'd
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > ride: 16 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile).
Synonymdrive
NarrowerjoyrideA ride in a car taken solely for pleasure
liftA ride in a car
spinA short / short drive in a car
Broaderjourney, journeyingThe act of traveling from one place to another
Catalanpasseig, vol
Verbsridebe carried or travel on or in a vehicle
ridesit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
ridesit on and control a vehicle
rideride over, along, or through
ridecontinue undisturbed and without interference
ridehave certain properties when driven
English > ride: 16 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement.
Part ofamusement park, funfair, pleasure groundA commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement
NarrowerFerris wheelA vertical rotating mechanism consisting of a large wheel with suspended seats that remain upright as the wheel rotates
carousel, carrousel, merry-go-round, roundabout, whirligigA large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement
roller coaster, big dipper, chute-the-chuteelevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines)
Broadermechanical devicemechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Spanishatracción de feria
English > ride: 16 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningSit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example "Did you ever ride a camel?"
Synonymsit
Categoryriding, horseback ridingTravel by being carried on horseback
Narrowercanterride at a cantering pace
gallop, extendCause to move at full gallop
outrideride better, faster, or further than
overrideride (a horse) too hard
pranceCause (a horse) to bound spring forward
ride herdDriving animals such as horses and cattle while riding along with them
ride horsebackride on horseback
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Similar torideSit on and control a vehicle
Catalanmuntar
Spanishmontar
Nounsridea journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
ridera traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
ridingtravel by being carried on horseback
English > ride: 16 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningBe carried or travel on or in a vehicle.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "I ride to work in a bus"
  • "He rides the subway downtown every day"
Entailed bydrive, motortravel or be transported in a vehicle
Narrowerbicycle, cycle, bike, pedal, wheelride a bicycle
boatride in a boat on water
busride in a bus
chariotride in a chariot / chariot
hitchhike, hitch, thumbtravel by getting free rides from motorists
joyride, tool, tool aroundride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it
motorbike, motorcycle, cycleride a motorcycle
piggybackride on someone's shoulders or back
sled, sleighride (on) a sled
snowmobileride a snowmobile
taxi, cabride in a taxicab
train, railtravel by rail or train
tuberide or float on an inflated tube
BroadertravelUndergo transportation as in a vehicle
OppositewalkUse one's feet to advance
Similar todrive, rideHave certain properties when driven
rideSit on and control a vehicle
rideride over, along, or through
Catalananar, muntar
Spanishir, montar
Nounsridea journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
ridera traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
English > ride: 16 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningContinue undisturbed and without interference.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Let it ride"
Broadercontinue, go on, proceed, go along, keepContinue a certain state, condition, or activity
Spanishdejar correr, dejar pasar, proseguir
Nounsridea journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
English > ride: 16 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningMove like a floating object.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
English > ride: 16 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningharass with persistent criticism or carping.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"
Synonymstease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally
Narrowerjeer, scoff, flout, barrack, gibelaugh at with contempt and derision
kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banterBe silly or tease one another
Broadermock, bemocktreat with contempt
Catalanamoïnar, burlar, fastidiar, fastiguejar, molestar
Spanishbefarse, burlarse, cachondearse, chancearse, chotearse, chungearse, mofarse, molestar, pitorrearse, recochinearse, tomar el pelo
English > ride: 16 senses > verb 6, stative
MeaningBe sustained or supported or borne.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
BroaderfloatMove lightly, as if suspended
English > ride: 16 senses > verb 7, stative
MeaningHave certain properties when driven.
PatternSomething ----s Adjective/Noun
Example"This car rides smoothly"
Synonymdrive
Similar todriveoperate or control a vehicle
rideBe carried or travel on or in a vehicle
Nounsridea journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
English > ride: 16 senses > verb 8, stative
MeaningBe contingent on.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The outcomes rides on the results of the election"
Synonymsdepend on, devolve on, depend upon, turn on, hinge on, hinge upon
Narrowerrepose on, rest on, build on, build uponBe based on
Catalandependre
Spanishdepender, recaer
English > ride: 16 senses > verb 9, stative
Meaninglie moored or anchored.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"Ship rides at anchor"
BroaderlieBe located or situated somewhere
Spanishestar fondeado, fondear
English > ride: 16 senses > verb 10, motion
MeaningSit on and control a vehicle.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "He rides his bicycle to work every day"
  • "She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town"
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Similar torideBe carried or travel on or in a vehicle
ride, sitSit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
Nounsridea journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
ridera traveler who actively rides a vehicle (as a bicycle or motorcycle)
English > ride: 16 senses > verb 11, motion
Meaningclimb up on the body.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"Shorts that ride up"
Broaderclimb, climb up, mount, go upgo upward with gradual or continuous progress
Spanishsubirse, subir
English > ride: 16 senses > verb 12, motion
Meaningride over, along, or through.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Ride the freeways of California"
Broadertravel, journeyTravel upon or across
Similar torideBe carried or travel on or in a vehicle
Nounsridea journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
English > ride: 16 senses > verb 13, contact
MeaningKeep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Don't ride the clutch!"
Broaderengage, mesh, lock, operateKeep engaged
English > ride: 16 senses > verb 14, contact
Meaningcopulate with.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymmount
Categorymammal, mammalianAny warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair
Broadercopulate, mate, pair, coupleEngage in sexual intercourse
Spanishmontar
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