Associations to the word «Ride»

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RIDE, verb. (intransitive) (transitive) To transport oneself by sitting on and directing a horse, later also a bicycle etc. [from 8th c., transitive usage from 9th c.]
RIDE, verb. (intransitive) (transitive) To be transported in a vehicle; to travel as a passenger. [from 9th c., transitive usage from 19th c.]
RIDE, verb. (transitive) (chiefly US) (South Africa) To transport (someone) in a vehicle. [from 17th c.]
RIDE, verb. (intransitive) Of a ship: to sail, to float on the water. [from 10th c.]
RIDE, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To be carried or supported by something lightly and quickly; to travel in such a way, as though on horseback. [from 10th c.]
RIDE, verb. (intransitive) To support a rider, as a horse; to move under the saddle.
RIDE, verb. (intransitive) (transitive) To mount (someone) to have sex with them; to have sexual intercourse with. [from 15th c.]
RIDE, verb. (transitive) (colloquial) To nag or criticize; to annoy (someone). [from 19th c.]
RIDE, verb. (intransitive) Of clothing: to gradually move (up) and crease; to ruckle. [from 19th c.]
RIDE, verb. (intransitive) To rely, depend (on). [from 20th c.]
RIDE, verb. (intransitive) Of clothing: to rest (in a given way on a part of the body). [from 20th c.]
RIDE, verb. (lacrosse) To play defense on the defensemen or midfielders, as an attackman.
RIDE, verb. To manage insolently at will; to domineer over.
RIDE, verb. To convey, as by riding; to make or do by riding.
RIDE, verb. (surgery) To overlap (each other); said of bones or fractured fragments.
RIDE, noun. An instance of riding.
RIDE, noun. (informal) A vehicle.
RIDE, noun. An amusement ridden at a fair or amusement park.
RIDE, noun. A lift given to someone in another person's vehicle.
RIDE, noun. (UK) A road or avenue cut in a wood, for riding; a bridleway or other wide country path.
RIDE, noun. (UK) (dialect) (archaic) A saddle horse.
RIDE A HOBBY, verb. (dated) To have some favourite occupation or subject of talk.
RIDE A HORSE FOALED BY AN ACORN, verb. (1811) To be hanged at the gallows.
RIDE ALONG, noun. Alternative form of ridealong
RIDE ALONGS, noun. Plural of ride along
RIDE AND TIE, verb. To take turns with another in labour and rest.
RIDE BAREBACK, verb. To ride a horse bareback (that is, without a saddle).
RIDE BAREBACK, verb. (slang) To have anal sex without using a condom.
RIDE BITCH, verb. (slang) To be a passenger in the pillion of a motorcycle.
RIDE BITCH, verb. (slang) To be a passenger in the middle seat of a car with two others at either side.
RIDE BITCH, verb. (slang) (figuratively) To act in a subordinate sense to another.
RIDE CYMBAL, noun. (musical instruments) A type of cymbal, the function of which is to maintain a steady rhythmic pattern.
RIDE CYMBALS, noun. Plural of ride cymbal
RIDE DOWN, verb. (idiomatic) (equestrian) (transitive) to cause (a horse) to fall when riding.
RIDE DOWN, verb. (transitive) to catch or catch up with (someone) by chasing on horseback
RIDE DOWN, verb. (nautical) To bear down, as on a halyard when hoisting a sail.
RIDE HEIGHT, noun. (automotive) The ground clearance.
RIDE HEIGHTS, noun. Plural of ride height
RIDE HERD ON, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) (US) To supervise a group of people, such as workers, and/or their actions, i.e. their work.
RIDE ONE'S LUCK, verb. (idiomatic) To avoid failure only by good fortune.
RIDE OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To tackle a difficult problem and survive.
RIDE OUT, verb. (nautical) To survive in a storm (about a ship) and keep afloat
RIDE ROUGHSHOD OVER, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To treat roughly or without care, respect, moderation, or control; to act in a bullying manner toward; to damage.
RIDE SHANK'S MARE, verb. (archaic) To go on foot; to walk.
RIDE SHOTGUN, verb. (idiomatic) (slang) To ride in the front passenger seat of a vehicle, next to the driver.
RIDE SHOTGUN, verb. (idiomatic) (slang) (figuratively) To accompany someone in order to assist and protect.
RIDE SOMEONE'S ASS, verb. (idiomatic) to find fault with someone, to constantly criticise
RIDE TALL IN THE SADDLE, verb. (of a person) To ride a horse in an erect, imposing manner.
RIDE TALL IN THE SADDLE, verb. (idiomatic) (by extension) To act or conduct oneself in a manner that is imposing, impressive, resolute, or manly.
RIDE THE CIRCUIT, verb. To travel between small towns on horseback, usually to preach or preside over courts of law.
RIDE THE CIRCUIT, verb. (slang) To move someone who has been arrested from police station to police station, thereby hindering release.
RIDE THE COATTAILS, verb. (idiomatic) To succeed by virtue of association (with)
RIDE THE LIGHTNING, verb. (slang) To be executed by electric chair.
RIDE THE PINE, verb. (idiomatic) (sports) To sit on the bench, to not be used in a game.
RIDE THE RAILS, verb. (idiomatic) To travel by railway train, trolley, etc.
RIDE THE SHORT BUS, verb. (US) (idiomatic) (education) To participate in a special education program, such as for those with learning disabilities.
RIDE THE SHORT BUS, verb. (US) (idiomatic) (pejorative) To have a need for a special education program, as though one were learning disabled.
RIDE THE WAVE, verb. (idiomatic) To take advantage of a profitable period.
RIDE UP, verb. (intransitive) to approach or come near to while riding.
RIDE UP, verb. (intransitive) (of clothes) to move up higher on one's body.
RIDE UP, noun. The act or process of riding up
RIDE WITH THE PUNCHES, verb. (intransitive) (of a boxer) To deflect the force of an opponent's punches by moving the body adroitly.
RIDE WITH THE PUNCHES, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) (by extension) To cope with adversity by being flexible in attitude.

Dictionary definition

RIDE, noun. A journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile); "he took the family for a drive in his new car".
RIDE, noun. A mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement.
RIDE, verb. 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".
RIDE, verb. Be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day".
RIDE, verb. Continue undisturbed and without interference; "Let it ride".
RIDE, verb. Move like a floating object; "The moon rode high in the night sky".
RIDE, verb. 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".
RIDE, verb. 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".
RIDE, verb. Have certain properties when driven; "This car rides smoothly"; "My new truck drives well".
RIDE, verb. Be contingent on; "The outcomes rides on the results of the election"; "Your grade will depends on your homework".
RIDE, verb. Lie moored or anchored; "Ship rides at anchor".
RIDE, verb. Sit on and control a vehicle; "He rides his bicycle to work every day"; "She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town".
RIDE, verb. Climb up on the body; "Shorts that ride up"; "This skirt keeps riding up my legs".
RIDE, verb. Ride over, along, or through; "Ride the freeways of California".
RIDE, verb. Keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot; "Don't ride the clutch!".
RIDE, verb. Copulate with; "The bull was riding the cow".

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