Words nearby ridden
OTHER WORDS FROM riddenun·rid·den, adjectivewell-rid·den, adjective
Definition for ridden (2 of 3)
verb (used without object), rode or (Archaic) rid; rid·den or (Archaic) rid; rid·ing.
verb (used with object), rode or (Archaic) rid; rid·den or (Archaic) rid; rid·ing.
- to sustain (a gale, storm, etc.) without damage, as while riding at anchor.
- to sustain or endure successfully.
Origin of ride
synonym study for ride
Definition for ridden (3 of 3)
Origin of -ridden
Examples from the Web for ridden
Leonard has hung with cops, ridden in squad cars, sat in the courtrooms and precinct houses, seen busts up close.
Alas, she was thrown onto the rocket sled of celebrity and has ridden to heights never before seen.
In contrast, the core Obama constituencies appear to have ridden out the recession in fine shape.
He had ridden about thirty miles, and twilight was creeping on.Gladys, the Reaper|Anne Beale
I have ridden from Worcester by byroads day and night, and I am fairly spent.The Pigeon Pie|Charlotte M. Yonge
Francis had not ridden far before he was vexed with himself.Heather and Snow|George MacDonald
The Roebuck would scarcely have ridden out a tornado like this, especially after having been laid on her ribs.Captain Kyd, Vol. II|Joseph Holt Ingraham
One day his lordship, with his guests, had ridden out to hunt; and their return was not expected till the morrow.Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship and Travels, Vol. I (of 2)|Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
British Dictionary definitions for ridden (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for ridden (2 of 2)
verb rides, riding, rode or ridden
- (intr) to drive a car
- (tr) to transport (goods, farm produce, etc) by motor vehicle or cart
- to cheat, swindle, or deceive
- to take (someone) away in a car and murder him
Derived forms of rideridable or rideable, adjective
Word Origin for ride
Idioms and Phrases with ridden
In addition to the idioms beginning with ride
- ride for a fall
- ride hellbent for leather
- ride herd on
- ride high
- ride out
- ride roughshod over
- ride shotgun
- ride up
- along for the ride
- go along (for the ride)
- gravy train, ride the
- hitch a ride
- let ride
- take someone for a ride