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I grew up in the countryside riding horses, and I also ride every holiday in Spain, which is where I was born. It's a big part of my life.
Astrid Berges-Frisbey

Meaning of "ride" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD RIDE

Old English rīdan; related to Old High German rītan, Old Norse rītha.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF RIDE

ride  [raɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RIDE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ride is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb ride in English.

WHAT DOES RIDE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ride

Ride may refer to: ▪ Amusement ride ▪ Ride, a 2002 novel by David Walton ▪ Ride, a monthly motorcycle magazine in the UK ▪ Ride quality, how well a vehicle copes with uneven surfaces ▪ Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere, a sobriety testing program used by Canadian police ▪ Road Improvement and Development Effort, a highway program in South Carolina ▪ Rural Institute for Development Education, an NGO based in Tamil Nadu, India ▪ Tony Hawk: Ride, a video game...

Definition of ride in the English dictionary

The first definition of ride in the dictionary is to sit on and control the movements of. Other definition of ride is to sit on and propel. Ride is also to be carried along or travel on or in a vehicle.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO RIDE

PRESENT

Present
I ride
you ride
he/she/it rides
we ride
you ride
they ride
Present continuous
I am riding
you are riding
he/she/it is riding
we are riding
you are riding
they are riding
Present perfect
I have ridden
you have ridden
he/she/it has ridden
we have ridden
you have ridden
they have ridden
Present perfect continuous
I have been riding
you have been riding
he/she/it has been riding
we have been riding
you have been riding
they have been riding
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I rode
you rode
he/she/it rode
we rode
you rode
they rode
Past continuous
I was riding
you were riding
he/she/it was riding
we were riding
you were riding
they were riding
Past perfect
I had ridden
you had ridden
he/she/it had ridden
we had ridden
you had ridden
they had ridden
Past perfect continuous
I had been riding
you had been riding
he/she/it had been riding
we had been riding
you had been riding
they had been riding
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will ride
you will ride
he/she/it will ride
we will ride
you will ride
they will ride
Future continuous
I will be riding
you will be riding
he/she/it will be riding
we will be riding
you will be riding
they will be riding
Future perfect
I will have ridden
you will have ridden
he/she/it will have ridden
we will have ridden
you will have ridden
they will have ridden
Future perfect continuous
I will have been riding
you will have been riding
he/she/it will have been riding
we will have been riding
you will have been riding
they will have been riding
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would ride
you would ride
he/she/it would ride
we would ride
you would ride
they would ride
Conditional continuous
I would be riding
you would be riding
he/she/it would be riding
we would be riding
you would be riding
they would be riding
Conditional perfect
I would have ride
you would have ride
he/she/it would have ride
we would have ride
you would have ride
they would have ride
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been riding
you would have been riding
he/she/it would have been riding
we would have been riding
you would have been riding
they would have been riding
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you ride
we let´s ride
you ride
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to ride
Past participle
ridden
Present Participle
riding
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RIDE


applied
əˈplaɪd
aside
əˈsaɪd
certified
ˈsɜːtɪˌfaɪd
classified
ˈklæsɪˌfaɪd
decide
dɪˈsaɪd
guide
ɡaɪd
hide
haɪd
Hyde
haɪd
I´d
aɪd
identified
aɪˈdentɪˌfaɪd
inside
ˈɪnˈsaɪd
modified
ˈmɒdɪfaɪd
outside
ˌaʊtˈsaɪd
pride
praɪd
provide
prəˈvaɪd
side
saɪd
slide
slaɪd
tried
traɪd
wide
waɪd
worldwide
ˈwɜːldˈwaɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RIDE

riddle
riddled
riddler
riddlingly
ride again
ride at anchor
ride down
ride for a fall
ride out
ride roughshod over
ride the wave
ride to hounds
ride up
rideable
Rideau Hall
rident
rider
riderless
ridership
ridesharing

WORDS THAT END LIKE RIDE

abide
Adelaide
aide
alongside
at the outside
bastide
beside
divide
homicide
ide
nationwide
on one side
on the safe side
on the side
reside
Riverside
suicide
tide
to the wide
vide

Synonyms and antonyms of ride in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «RIDE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «ride» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of ride
control · dominate · drive · enslave · go · grip · handle · haunt · jaunt · journey · lift · manage · move · oppress · outing · progress · sit · sit on · spin · steer · travel · trip · whirl

Translation of «ride» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RIDE

Find out the translation of ride to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ride from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ride» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

兜风
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vuelta
570 millions of speakers

English

ride
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सवारी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رُكُوب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

поездка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

passeio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অশ্বারোহণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tour
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

menaiki
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fahrt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

乗ること
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

타기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Numpak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cuộc đi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சவாரி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

घोडा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

binmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cavalcata
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przejażdżka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

їзда
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

plimbare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διαδρομή με μεταφορικό μέσο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rit
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

åktur
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tur
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ride

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RIDE»

The term «ride» is very widely used and occupies the 3.045 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RIDE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ride» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ride» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ride

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10 QUOTES WITH «RIDE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word ride.
1
Scott Adams
In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realized it was better to buy their own hot cars so they wouldn't have to ride around with jerks.
2
Christina Aguilera
It's been quite a roller coaster ride, but I've grown and learned a lot about myself. The greatest thing is being able to interact with fans and touch people's lives... for that I give thanks.
3
Jake T. Austin
I have to at least get a couple weekends in where I can just be on Santa Monica beach or Malibu and just ride the waves.
4
Astrid Berges-Frisbey
I grew up in the countryside riding horses, and I also ride every holiday in Spain, which is where I was born. It's a big part of my life.
5
Andrea Bocelli
I like very much to ride horses. I like soccer, I have had a passion for boxing since I was a child, although it would be stupid for me to box.
6
Alan Bradley
My grandmother flew only once in her life, and that was the day she and her new husband ascended into the skies of Victorian London in the wicker basket of a hot-air balloon. They were soon to emigrate to Canada, and the aerial ride was meant to be a last view of their beloved England.
7
Billy Campbell
Most sailing ships take what they call trainees, who pay to be part of the crew. The Picton Castle takes people who are absolutely raw recruits. But you can't just ride along. You're learning to steer the ship, navigation; you're pulling lines, keeping a lookout; in the galley you're cooking.
8
William Dampier
In the road ships must ride in 30, 40, or 50 fathom water, not above half a mile from the shore at farthest: and if there are many ships they must ride close one by another.
9
Ben Daniels
Series Two of 'The Paradise' is meaty and thoroughly entertaining... and yeah, you're in for a good thrill ride!
10
Richard H. Davis
I wish I was not such a very bad hand at languages. That is one thing I cannot do, that and ride.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RIDE»

Discover the use of ride in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ride and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Ride: New Custom Motorcycles and Their Builders
The motorcycle is back! The Ride is about custom motorcycles as motorcycles are meant to be and the people who build and drive them. The motorcycle is back!
Chris Hunter, Robert Klanten, 2013
2
Paul Revere's Ride
Discusses the events leading up to Paul Revere's ride, and reinforces his importance in the history of the Revolutionary War
David Hackett Fischer, 1995
3
Ride
THE STORY: Eric Lane's poignant and hilarious play RIDE takes three teenage girls on a life-changing road trip.
Eric Lane, 2011
4
Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride
This picture book tour de force celebrates the pioneering spirit of two friends whose passion for life gave them the courage to defy convention in the name of fulfillment, conviction, and fun.
Pam Muñoz Ryan, 1999
5
Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike
“A wonderfully sane, down-to-earth, and frequently funny guide to riding, maintaining, fixing and enjoying your bicycle.” Dave Eggers, New York Times Book Review Winner Silver Medal 2013 Independent Publisher Book Awards In the same way ...
Grant Petersen, 2012
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Along for the Ride
Now, with an endless supply of summer nights between them, almost anything can happen. . . . “As with all Dessen’s books, [this] is a must-have” —VOYA, starred review Also by Sarah Dessen: Dreamland Just Listen Keeping the Moon Lock ...
Sarah Dessen, 2009
7
My First Airplane Ride
Follows a young traveler through his first airplane ride, from takeoff to touchdown.
Patricia Hubbell, 2008
8
Nevermore: The Final Maximum Ride Adventure
In this powerful and moving finale to James Patterson's epic fantasy series, fans will finally get the answers they've been waiting for--and an ending full of shock, surprises, and the greatest conclusion you never saw coming.
James Patterson, 2012
9
The Angel Experiment
After the mutant Erasers abduct the youngest member of their group, the "bird kids," who are the result of genetic experimentation, take off in pursuit and find themselves struggling to understand their own origins and purpose.
James Patterson, 2007
10
Maximum Ride: The Manga
Fang's blog has brought ITEX and their cruel research to the world's attention, and his readers take a stand at the facility where Max and the girls are being held, shutting the organization down.
James Patterson, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RIDE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ride is used in the context of the following news items.
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Here's How Much the Average Ride Costs on Uber and Lyft
Uber drivers in the U.S. collected an average $13.36 per trip, while Lyft drivers took in an average of $12.53 for each ride, according to a new report. The data ... «TIME, Jul 15»
2
Vin Diesel dedicates Fast & Furious theme park ride to Paul Walker
Vin Diesel got to test drive a new ride on Tuesday, but it wasn't your typical Fast & Furious-type car. The actor and his co-stars were on hand at Universal Studios ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jun 15»
3
Young Girl Dies After Roller Coaster Ride at Magic Mountain
Jasmine Martinez had just exited the Revolution ride at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Friday when she became unconscious, the Los Angeles Times reports. «TIME, Jun 15»
4
Uber offers helicopter rides to Bonnaroo for $1500
NASHVILLE — If you can spare $1,500, Uber wants to take you to Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in a helicopter. The ride-hailing service is partnering with ... «USA TODAY, Jun 15»
5
Alton Towers hit by MORE problems as ride forced to close due to …
Merlin has also hired a rehabilitation firm to provide support to the people who were on the ride. And today the 'Th13teen' rollercoaster had to be halted for ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jun 15»
6
Grilling, but no flare-ups, at Ernst's 'Roast and Ride'
Joni Ernst's first “Roast and Ride.” The event featured a significantly longer and more prominent guest list than the Iowa Straw Poll currently has, making the ... «Politico, Jun 15»
7
Alton Towers crash: Merlin closes three more theme park rides
The Smiler, which crashed, and Saw, a similar ride at Thorpe Park, will both be shut "for the foreseeable future", owner Merlin Entertainment confirmed. «BBC News, Jun 15»
8
Alton Towers closed after Smiler rollercoaster crash
Two carriages crashed on the Smiler ride at the Staffordshire theme park on Tuesday, leaving some passengers trapped for four-and-a-half hours. Two men, 27 ... «BBC News, Jun 15»
9
South Wales 'Ride me' bus advert sparks online backlash
The New Adventure Travel advert depicts a semi-naked woman on the back of buses holding a billboard which reads: "Ride me all day for £3". The company ... «BBC News, May 15»
10
Box Office: 'Furious 7' Hits Historic $252.5M; 'Longest Ride' No. 3
Longest Ride opened to a muted $13.5 million in North America from 3,132 locations, putting it at No. 3 behind Furious 7 and family holdover Home ($19 million) ... «Hollywood Reporter, Apr 15»

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