• Riding Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ride
- (n.) One of the three jurisdictions into which the county of York, in England, is divided; -- formerly under the government of a reeve. They are called the North, the East, and the West, Riding.
- (n.) Same as Ride, n., 3.
- (n.) A district in charge of an excise officer.
- (a.) Used for riding on; as, a riding horse.
- (n.) The act or state of one who rides.
- (a.) Employed to travel; traveling; as, a riding clerk.
- (a.) Used for riding, or when riding; devoted to riding; as, a riding whip; a riding habit; a riding day.
- (n.) A festival procession.
• Rid Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To drive away; to remove by effort or violence; to make away with; to destroy.
- (v. t.) To get over; to dispose of; to dispatch; to finish.
- (v. t.) To free; to clear; to disencumber; -- followed by of.
- (imp. & p. p.) of Rid
- () of Ride
- () imp. & p. p. of Ride, v. i.
- (v. t.) To save; to rescue; to deliver; -- with out of.
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• Ride Definition & Synonyms
- (v. i.) To be borne in a carriage; as, to ride in a coach, in a car, and the like. See Synonym, below.
- (v. i.) To support a rider, as a horse; to move under the saddle; as, a horse rides easy or hard, slow or fast.
- (v. i.) To be carried on the back of an animal, as a horse.
- (v. t.) To overlap (each other); -- said of bones or fractured fragments.
- (v. i.) To manage a horse, as an equestrian.
- (n.) A road or avenue cut in a wood, or through grounds, to be used as a place for riding; a riding.
- (v. t.) To manage insolently at will; to domineer over.
- (n.) A saddle horse.
- (v. t.) To sit on, so as to be carried; as, to ride a horse; to ride a bicycle.
- (n.) The act of riding; an excursion on horseback or in a vehicle.
- (v. t.) To convey, as by riding; to make or do by riding.
- (v. i.) To be supported in motion; to rest.
- (v. i.) To be borne or in a fluid; to float; to lie.