Definition of RIDES

noun : RIDES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile); "he took the family for a drive in his new car" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement ;

verb : RIDES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day" ;

  • 3. (

    ) continue undisturbed and without interference; "Let it ride" ;

  • 4. (

    ) move like a floating object; "The moon rode high in the night sky" ;

  • 6. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 7. (

    ) have certain properties when driven; "This car rides smoothly"; "My new truck drives well" ;

  • 9. (

    ) lie moored or anchored; "Ship rides at anchor" ;

  • 10. (

    ) sit on and control a vehicle; "He rides his bicycle to work every day"; "She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town" ;

  • 11. (

    ) climb up on the body; "Shorts that ride up"; "This skirt keeps riding up my legs" ;

  • 12. (

    ) ride over, along, or through; "Ride the freeways of California" ;

  • 13. (

    ) keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot; "Don't ride the clutch!" ;


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