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Ride

Definition

[n] a journey in a vehicle driven by someone else; "he took the family for a drive in his new car"
[n] a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement
[v] 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"
[v] copulate with, as of animals; "The bull was riding the cow"
[v] keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot; "Don't ride the clutch!"
[v] move like a floating object; "The moon rode high in the night sky"
[v] ride over, along, or through; "Travel the highways of America"; "Ride the freeways of California"
[v] be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"
[v] 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"
[v] climb up on the body; "Shorts that ride up"; "This skirt keeps riding up my legs"
[v] sit on and control a vehicle; "He rides his bicycle to work every day"; "She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town"
[v] continue undisturbed and without interference; "Let it ride"
[v] lie moored or anchored; "Ship rides at anchor"
[v] be contingent on; "The outcomes rides on the results of the electin"; "Your grade will depends on your homework"
[v] have certain properties when driven; "This car rides smoothly"; "My new truck drives well"
[v] be sustained or supported or borne; "His glasses rode high on his nose"; "The child rode on his mother's hips"; "She rode a wave of popularity"; "The brothers rode to an easy victory on their father's political name"

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Antonyms

walk