from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To be carried or conveyed, as in a vehicle or on horseback.
- intransitive v. To travel over a surface: This car rides well.
- intransitive v. 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.
- intransitive v. Nautical To lie at anchor: battleships riding at the mouth of the estuary.
- intransitive v. To seem to float: The moon was riding among the clouds.
- intransitive v. To be sustained or supported on a pivot, axle, or other point.
- intransitive v. To be contingent; depend: The final outcome rides on the results of the election.
- intransitive v. To continue without interference: Let the matter ride.
- intransitive v. To work or move from the proper place, especially on the body: pants that ride up.
- transitive v. To sit on and move in a given direction: rode a motorcycle to town; ride a horse to the village.
- transitive v. To travel over, along, or through: ride the highways.
- transitive v. To be supported or carried on: a swimmer riding the waves.
- transitive v. To take part in or do by riding: He rode his last race.
- transitive v. To cause to ride, especially to cause to be carried.
- transitive v. Nautical To keep (a vessel) at anchor.
- transitive v. Informal To tease or ridicule.
- transitive v. Informal To harass with persistent carping and criticism.
- transitive v. To keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot: Don't ride the clutch or the brakes.
- n. The act or an instance of riding, as in a vehicle or on an animal.
- n. A path made for riding on horseback, especially through woodlands.
- n. A device, such as one at an amusement park, that one rides for pleasure or excitement.
- n. A means of transportation: waiting for her ride to come.
- ride out To survive or outlast: rode out the storm.
- idiom ride for a fall To court danger or disaster.
- idiom ride herd on To keep watch or control over.
- idiom ride high To experience success.
- idiom ride shotgun To guard a person or thing while in transit.
- idiom ride shotgun Slang To ride in the front passenger seat of a car or truck.
- idiom take for a ride Slang To deceive or swindle: an author who tried to take his publisher for a ride.
- idiom take for a ride Slang To transport to a place and kill.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To play defense on the defensemen or midfielders, as an attackman.
- n. An instance of riding.
- n. A vehicle.
- n. An amusement ridden at a fair or amusement park.
- n. A lift given to someone in another person's vehicle.
- n. A road or avenue cut in a wood, for riding; a bridleway or other wide country path.
- n. A saddle horse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To be carried on the back of an animal, as a horse.
- intransitive v. To be borne in a carriage. See Synonym, below.
- intransitive v. To be borne or in a fluid; to float; to lie.
- intransitive v. To be supported in motion; to rest.
- intransitive v. To manage a horse, as an equestrian.
- intransitive v. To support a rider, as a horse; to move under the saddle.
- transitive v. To sit on, so as to be carried
- transitive v. To manage insolently at will; to domineer over.
- transitive v. To convey, as by riding; to make or do by riding.
- transitive v. To overlap (each other); -- said of bones or fractured fragments.
- n. The act of riding; an excursion on horseback or in a vehicle.
- n. A saddle horse.
- n. A road or avenue cut in a wood, or through grounds, to be used as a place for riding; a riding.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To be carried on the back of a horse, ass, mule, camel, elephant, or other animal; specifically, to sit on and manage a horse in motion.
- To be borne along in a vehicle, or in or on any kind of conveyance; be carried in or on a wagon, coach, car, balloon, ship, palanquin, bicycle, or the like; hence, in general, to travel or make progress by means of any supporting and moving agency.
- To be borne in or on a fluid; float; specifically, to lie at anchor.
- To move on or about something.
- To be mounted and borne along; hence, to move triumphantly or proudly.
- To be carted, as a convicted bawd.
- To have free play; have the upper hand; domineer.
- To lap or lie over: said especially of a rope when the part on which the strain is brought lies over and jams the other parts.
- To serve as a means of travel; be in condition to support a rider or traveler: as, that horse rides well under the saddle.
- In surgery, said of the ends of a fractured bone when they overlap each other.
- To climb up or rise, as an ill-fitting coat tends to do at the shoulders and the back of the neck.
- Synonyms and The effort has been made, in both England and America, to confine ride to progression on horseback, and to use drive for progression in a vehicle, but it has not been altogether successful, being checked by the counter-tendency to use drive only where the person in question holds the reins or where the kind of motion is emphasized.
- To sit on and drive; be carried along on and by: used specifically of a horse.
- To be carried or travel on, through, or over.
- To do, make, or execute by riding: as, to ride a race; to ride an errand.
- To hurry over; gallop through.
- To control and manage, especially with harshness or arrogance; domineer or tyrannize over: especially in the past participle ridden, in composition, as in priest-ridden.
- To carry; transport.
- n. A journey on the back of a horse, ass, mule, camel, elephant, or other animal; more broadly, any excursion, whether on the back of an animal, in a vehicle, or by some other mode of conveyance: as, a ride in a wagon or a balloon; a ride on a bicycle or a cow-catcher.
- n. A saddle-horse.
- n. A road intended expressly for riding; a bridlepath; a place for exercise on horseback. Also called riding.
- n. A little stream or brook.
- n. A certain district patrolled by mounted excise officers.
- n. In printing, a fault caused by overlapping: said of leads or rules that slip and overlap, of a kerned type that overlaps or binds a type in a line below, also of a color that impinges on another color in prints of two or more colors.
- In lawn-bowls, to roll (the ball) with great force.
- n. See compartment line.
- n. The side of a log upon which it rests when being dragged.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. climb up on the body
- v. have certain properties when driven
- v. sit on and control a vehicle
- v. move like a floating object
- v. harass with persistent criticism or carping
- v. be carried or travel on or in a vehicle
- v. keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot
- v. be sustained or supported or borne
- v. continue undisturbed and without interference
- v. be contingent on
- v. ride over, along, or through
- v. lie moored or anchored
- v. copulate with
- n. a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
- n. a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement
- v. sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
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 fourand I ride, and I ride
We were three, we were threeand I ride, and I ride
FIFTY leagues, fifty leaguesand I ride, and I ride
Turpin, "said the hag, drawing as near to the highwayman as Bess would permit her;" dead men walk and ride -- ay, _ride_!
I wonder what my boss would say if I told him I needed him to buy me a flat near London Bridge because the 25 minute train ride is a bit much.
But for travelers just visiting Barcelona, I highly suggest taking the brief and easy train ride from the airport or take a cab.
As you can see my main ride is all show and since my Nickel Metal Hydride battery pack was stolen I am struggling by with Lead Acid which are heavy but I do get a good 50Kph.
The train ride is supposed to last for 45 minutes.
Best part of the train ride is between Creel and El Fuerte.