Sit on and control the movement of (an animal, especially a horse), typically as a recreation or sport
(1951–2012), US astronaut; full name Sally Kristen Ride. She was the first US woman to travel in space, on the shuttle Challenger in 1983. She later served on the presidential commission that investigated the 1986 Challenger accident
she can ride a horse
A stolen car
A second or subsequent ride; specifically an additional ride given to a competitor in a rodeo when an original ride does not provide a fair result.
To ride (a horse, vehicle, etc.) again.
Denoting a power-driven machine, especially a lawnmower, on which the operator rides
(Of a garment) gradually work or move upward out of its proper position
A system of vehicle suspension achieved by means of air bags; usually attributive.
A grant funding the total cost of attending a university, including tuition and other expenses; a fully subsidized course of study at a university.
To practise nose-riding.
A manoeuvre in which the board is sailed on its side, with one edge out of the water.
= ride killing.
North American. A person who operates a ride at an amusement park or the like.
(In a riding competition) a round held to resolve a tie or determine qualifiers for a later stage; a jump-off
An act of riding on or over surf.
= surf. Also (occasionally) with object In later use frequently figurative and in figurative contexts.
Attributive Designating a police programme under which observers accompany police officers on patrol, to provide the opportunity to learn about police work and to encourage closer relationships with the community; of or relating to such a programme.
Participate in an arrangement in which a passenger travels in a private vehicle driven by its owner, for free or for a fee, especially as arranged by means of a website or app
To treat roughly or forcefully, especially in order to train or instruct; (later chiefly) to domineer over, tyrannize. Compare to ride roughshod over.
A smooth and easy victory, passage, or accomplishment.
An organized ride (in buses, etc.) by people demonstrating against racial segregation.
An exhibition of equestrian skill which involves riding to music.
Travel seated behind a motorcyclist
An act of taking a person on a car journey with the intention of killing him or her.
An arrangement in which a passenger travels in a private vehicle driven by its owner, for free for a fee, especially as arranged by means of a website or app
Travel as a guard in the seat next to the driver of a vehicle
A situation in which someone benefits without having to make a fair contribution
For pleasure or interest, rather than any serious purpose
Keep watch over
A difficult (or easy) time doing something
A means of travel or (in later use) a competitive event in which two (or more) people share one horse and take turns to ride the horse ahead and tie it up for the person (or persons) following behind on foot; (in extended use) the action of alternating or taking turns. Compare to ride and tie.
Denoting a facility designed to allow commuters to be dropped off by car and complete their journey by public transport
A system for reducing urban traffic congestion, in which drivers leave their cars in parking lots on the outskirts of a city and travel to the city center on public transportation
(Of an athlete) sit on the sidelines rather than participate in a game or event
Ride on a train, especially on a freight train, and without permission
Of a horse, etc.: that has been trained both to be ridden on and to pull a vehicle.
A ride on a rollercoaster.
Hold a skimmington procession
Travel in or on (a vehicle) as a passenger
Take no immediate action over something
Trample or overtake someone while on horseback
Come safely through something, especially a storm or a period of danger or difficulty
Especially among whalers: the towing of a boat by a harpooned whale or shark; an instance of this.
Carry out one’s own plans or wishes with arrogant disregard for (others or their wishes)
Go hunting (especially fox hunting) on horseback with a pack of dogs
Benefit from the success of (another), sometimes undeservedly
Deceive or cheat someone