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rid·er  (rdr)
1. One that rides, especially one who rides horses.
2. A clause, usually having little relevance to the main issue, that is added to a legislative bill.
3. An amendment or addition to a document or record. Also called allonge.
4. Something, such as the top rail of a fence, that rests on or is supported by something else.

rider  /radr/  n. 1 a person who rides in a bus, car, etc., (syn.) a passenger: Riders on the subway have to stand sometimes. 2 a person who rides on an animal: Riders on horseback rode through the park. 3 an additional rule or information added to a legal document: The insurance company added a rider to my health insurance saying that I had to pay for my prescription medicine. rider

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