1 a journey in a vehicle driven by someone else; "he took the family for a drive in his new car" [syn: drive]
2 a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement
1 sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions; "She never sat a horse!"; "Did you ever ride a camel?"; "The girl liked to drive the young mare" [syn: sit]
2 be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day" [ant: walk]
3 continue undisturbed and without interference; "Let it ride"
4 move like a floating object; "The moon rode high in the night sky"
5 harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie" [syn: tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally]
6 be sustained or supported or borne; "His glasses rode high on his nose"; "The child rode on his mother's hips"; "She rode a wave of popularity"; "The brothers rode to an easy victory on their father's political name"
7 have certain properties when driven; "This car rides smoothly"; "My new truck drives well" [syn: drive]
8 be contingent on; "The outcomes rides on the results of the electin"; "Your grade will depends on your homework" [syn: depend on, devolve on, depend upon, turn on, hinge on, hinge upon]
9 lie moored or anchored; "Ship rides at anchor"
10 sit on and control a vehicle; "He rides his bicycle to work every day"; "She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town"
11 climb up on the body; "Shorts that ride up"; "This skirt keeps riding up my legs"
12 ride over, along, or through; "Travel the highways of America"; "Ride the freeways of California"
13 keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot; "Don't ride the clutch!"
- Rhymes: -əʊd
- Dutch: reed, reden
- Finnish: ankkuriköysi (rope), ankkurikettinki (chain)
- Icelandic: reið
- Norwegian: red
- simple past of ride
Adjectiverode conjugated form of rood
- first-, third-person singular indicative present of roder
- first-, third-person singular subjunctive present of roder
- second-person singular imperative of roder
- third-person singular indicative present of rodere
Rode may refer to:
- Røde Microphones - an Australian manufacturer of audio equipment
rode in German: Rode
rode in Dutch: Rode