Definition for riding (2 of 4)
Origin of riding2
Definition for riding (3 of 4)
Definition for riding (4 of 4)
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
Examples from the Web for riding
Maybe cyclists have always been riding around, but I just never paid them any attention.
He slides between them easily, as if riding the fader between his turntables.DJ Spooky Wants You To Question Everything You Know About Music, Technology, and Philosophy|Oliver Jones|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Objectively, they are not just riding with the tide, but helping to guide its very direction.
It took practice for Hayes to sharpen his show, Riding the Midnight Express with Billy Hayes.The Unbelievable (True) Story of the World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler|Marlow Stern|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This conservative Republican Congress, riding to the rescue of Obamacare?
My anxieties, too, were increased by the mistaken kindness of my companions, who would persist in riding beside me and conversing.
Of our ten animals, six were intended for riding, and four for carrying cargoes, each taking turn about.A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World|Charles Darwin
Outside of Naples the King at the head of his troops was met by Garibaldi, riding with some of his red-shirted officers.Builders of United Italy|Rupert Sargent Holland
Ay, and the riding to London, and the bringing of thy father, and all—is't not worth a word of thanks?Judith Shakespeare|William Black
The boat was riding at a fair rate of speed through the water, and the Priory walls of Eynsham gradually loomed in sight.A Clerk of Oxford|Evelyn Everett-Green
British Dictionary definitions for riding (1 of 3)
- the art or practice of horsemanship
- (as modifier)a riding school; riding techniques
British Dictionary definitions for riding (2 of 3)
Word Origin for riding
British Dictionary definitions for riding (3 of 3)
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 Formsridable or rideable, adjective
Word Origin for ride
Idioms and Phrases with riding
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