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ride /rad/ v. rode /rod/, ridden /rdn/, riding, rides 1 [I;T] to be carried in or on a vehicle such as a car, truck, bus, or bicycle: He rides to work with a friend each day. 2 [I;T] to be carried by a horse or other animal: She rides her horse on weekends. 3 [I] to give a certain feeling while being ridden: Her horse rides smoothly. 4 [T] infrml.fig. to tease s.o., remind s.o. of a fault: He rides his friend about his big nose. 5 infrml. to let s.t. ride: not to say anything about s.t. on purpose, let s.t. pass: My friend has a loud voice, but I just let her loudness ride because I like her. 6 infrml. to ride ones hobby horse: to repeat a favorite topic over and over again: He rides his favorite hobby horse when he complains about the conservative political party. 7 phrasal v. sep. [T] to ride s.t. out: to wait for s.t. to end, stay safe until the end of a dangerous time: Well ride out the storm inside, and go swimming some other day.||Well ride it out. 8 to ride shotgun: to go with s.o. in the front seat: Ill ride shotgun on this trip in the front passenger seat and read the road map for you while you drive. 9 phrasal v. [I] to ride up: to move up, move out of place: These pants are too small for me, and they ride up when I walk.
n. 1 a trip, such as in a vehicle or on a horse: I take a ride to work with a friend each day. 2 a vehicle or horse: I meet my ride at the corner each morning. 3 a journey, pleasure trip: We went for a ride on the roller coaster at the amusement park. 4 to take s.o. for a ride: a. to drive s.o. around: I took my guest for a ride to see the city. b. infrml.fig. to deceive, cheat s.o.: A swindler took me for a ride with a phony investment.