n 1: a journey in a vehicle driven by someone else; "he took the
family for a drive in his new car" [syn: drive
2: a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or
v 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" [syn: sit
2: be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in
a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day" [ant: walk
3: continue undisturbed and without interference; "Let it ride"
4: move like a floating object; "The moon rode high in the
5: 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" [syn: tease
6: be sustained or supported as if floating; "She rode a wave
of popularity"; "The brothers rode 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" [syn: drive
8: lie moored or anchored; "Ship rides at anchor"
9: sit on and control a vehicle; "He rides his bicycle to work
every day"; "She loves to ride her new motorcycle through
10: climb up on the body; "Shorts that ride up"; "This skirt
keeps riding up my legs"
11: ride over, along, or through: "Travel the highways of
America"; "Ride the freeways of California"
12: keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with
the foot; "Don't ride the clutch!"
13: copulate with, as of animals; "The bull was riding the cow"