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Overview of noun ride

The noun ride has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (6) drive, ride

(a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile); "he took the family for a drive in his new car")

2. ride

(a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement)


Overview of verb ride

The verb ride has 14 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (53) ride, sit

(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")

2. (30) ride

(be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day")

3. (2) ride

(continue undisturbed and without interference; "Let it ride")

4. (2) ride

(move like a floating object; "The moon rode high in the night sky")

5. (1) tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride

(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")

6. ride

(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")

7. drive, ride

(have certain properties when driven; "This car rides smoothly"; "My new truck drives well")

8. depend on, devolve on, depend upon, ride, turn on, hinge on, hinge upon

(be contingent on; "The outcomes rides on the results of the election"; "Your grade will depends on your homework")

9. ride

(lie moored or anchored; "Ship rides at anchor")

10. ride

(sit on and control a vehicle; "He rides his bicycle to work every day"; "She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town")

11. ride

(climb up on the body; "Shorts that ride up"; "This skirt keeps riding up my legs")

12. ride

(ride over, along, or through; "Ride the freeways of California")

13. ride

(keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot; "Don't ride the clutch!")

14. ride, mount

(copulate with; "The bull was riding the cow")

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