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Definition of "ride" []

  • To be carried or conveyed, as in a vehicle or on horseback. (verb-intransitive)
  • To travel over a surface: This car rides well. (verb-intransitive)
  • To move by way of an intangible force or impetus; move as if on water: The President rode into office on a tide of discontent. (verb-intransitive)
  • Nautical To lie at anchor: battleships riding at the mouth of the estuary. (verb-intransitive)
  • To seem to float: The moon was riding among the clouds. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ride" in a sentence
  • "I love the game, love the ride * ok lah I don't know the ride* and I love the movie."
  • "We were four, we were four—and I ride, and I ride—"
  • "We were three, we were three—and I ride, and I ride—"