Definition for rode (2 of 3)
noun (in New England and E Canada)
Origin of rode2
Definition for rode (3 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
Examples from the Web for rode
So I went home—we only lived about a quarter mile away—and I got on my bicycle and rode back, and he was in the donut shop.
I thought of the other boy, the one Garret killed who rode with the Kid.
And then there are those who just rode through the controversy and refused to resign despite public pressure.
Then the man got dressed, got back on his bicycle and rode off from whence he came.Jamie Lee Curtis and Naomi Foner on What It Means to Be ‘Very Good Girls’|Jamie Lee Curtis|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They rode as far as Tours on the Loire until stopped by the French cavalry of Charles Martel.
We complied, and they rode off southwards, Abu Dahook returning to his camp.Byeways in Palestine|James Finn
The Emperor rode thither in haste, while Mahommed betook himself to the shore of the sea.The Prince of India, Volume II|Lew. Wallace
But, somehow, Jefferson Creede took the lead and rode with his eyes cast down, lest they should be dazzled by the vision.Hidden Water|Dane Coolidge
He's the fastest, coolest hand that ever balanced a pike pole or rode a log.Kindred of the Dust|Peter B. Kyne
They rode for some distance along a pretty straight road, and then came to a bridge, which was opposite to a great round castle.Rollo in Rome|Jacob Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for rode (1 of 4)
British Dictionary definitions for rode (2 of 4)
Word Origin for rode
British Dictionary definitions for rode (3 of 4)
Derived Formsroding, noun
Word Origin for rode
British Dictionary definitions for rode (4 of 4)
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 rode
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