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ride

ride

 
pronunciation:
raId
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: rides, riding, rode, ridden
definition 1: to be carried by a vehicle or animal.
We all rode on the train.She rode on a camel at the fair.
synonyms:
drive, go, travel
similar words:
bike, cruise, cycle, motor, proceed, sail, taxi, tour
definition 2: to be held up or carried.
The boat rode down the river.He was riding on a wave of success.
synonyms:
coast, sail
similar words:
drift, float, move, travel
definition 3: to sit on the back and direct the movement of.
We rode the donkey up the mountain trail.
 
similar words:
control, guide, handle, manage, mount, rein, steer
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act of riding or a journey on an animal or in a vehicle.
We took a ride to the lake in our new car.
synonyms:
drive, journey, trip
similar words:
lift
definition 2: a large device, such as a merry-go-round or roller coaster, that people ride for fun.
They went on all the rides at the fair.
 
Word Builder: ride +
  • rider1:
    a person who rides.
  • rider2:
    a clause added to an insurance policy to insure specific things.
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