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Definition of Ride


  1. To be carried on the back of an animal, as a horse.
  2. To be borne in a carriage; as, to ride in a coach, in a car, and the like. See Synonym, below.
  3. To be borne or in a fluid; to float; to lie.
  4. To be supported in motion; to rest.
  5. To manage a horse, as an equestrian.
  6. To support a rider, as a horse; to move under the saddle; as, a horse rides easy or hard, slow or fast.
  7. To sit on, so as to be carried; as, to ride a horse; to ride a bicycle.
  8. To manage insolently at will; to domineer over.
  9. To convey, as by riding; to make or do by riding.
  10. To overlap (each other); -- said of bones or fractured fragments.
  11. The act of riding; an excursion on horseback or in a vehicle.
  12. A saddle horse.
  13. A road or avenue cut in a wood, or through grounds, to be used as a place for riding; a riding.

Ride Quotations

The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.

Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. - Franklin P. Jones
Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Oprah Winfrey

Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.
Walt Disney
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Ride Translations

ride in Afrikaans is ry
ride in Danish is fare, ride
ride in Dutch is rijden
ride in Finnish is ratsastaa, ajaa
ride in German is reiten, Ritt, Ritt, fahren
ride in Italian is giro, andare a corsa
ride in Latin is veho
ride in Portuguese is passeio
ride in Spanish is paseo
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