• act of traveling on or in; trip, journey; path, road; means of transportation; mechanical device used for riding in an amusement park (such as a roller coaster)
• travel on or in; be carried or transported by; cause to travel; depend upon, be contingent upon (informal); continue without interference (informal); move out of position, shift
• when you ride a horse, you sit on it and control its movements.
• when you ride a bicycle or motorcycle, you control it and travel along on it.
• when you ride in a vehicle such as a car, you travel in it.
• a ride is a journey on a horse or bicycle, or in a vehicle.
• if someone has a rough ride, they do not find it easy to do something, because they face opposition. if they have an easy ride, they find it fairly easy to do something, because they do not face much opposition.
• if someone has taken you for a ride, they have deceived or cheated you; an informal expression.
• see also ridden, rode.
• if a government, leader, or company rides out a crisis, they manage to survive it without suffering serious harm.
• if a skirt or dress rides up, it moves upwards, out of its proper position.
ride a horse
• ride horseback, travel on a horse
ride for a fall
• act in a crazy manner, go wild
ride on a swing
• swing back and forth of a swing, move back and forth on a swing
• travel in a mail carriage
ride roughshod over
• act rudely; act disrespectfully; ignore
ride the high horse
• boast, show off, brag
ride the tide• follow the trends of the general population, "go with the flow"; surf, glide on ocean waves with a surf ...