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Synonyms of ride in English:


  • 1 she can ride a horse
    sit on, mount, be mounted on, bestride;
    manage, handle, control, steer
  • 2 two men were riding round the town on stolen motor bikes
    travel, go, move, progress, proceed, make one's way;
    drive, cycle;
    trot, canter, gallop
  • Phrases

    ride roughshod over
    they rode roughshod over normal disciplinary procedures
    treat with contempt, disregard, set at naught, trample over, show no consideration for, treat inconsiderately, treat disrespectfully, ignore, discount, encroach on, infringe, abuse, do violence to


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  • he took us for a ride in his car
    informal junket, spin, tootle, joyride, tool
    Scottish informal hurl
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