- 1to sit on and control the movement of an animal, especially a horse, or a bicycle, motorcycle, or vehicle
- 2to travel in a vehicle that someone else is driving
- 3to experience a strong feeling or emotion
Using ride: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "ride" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
She loves to ride her bike in the park.
I rode a horse for the first time last weekend.
Can I ride with you to the airport?
He rode his luck and won the game.
She rode out the storm with her family.
ride Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms Using ride
I know it's not perfect, but let's just let it ride for now.
to participate in something without having a particular plan or reason for doing so
I didn't really want to go to the concert, but I went along for the ride.
She decided to take a ride on the wild side and try bungee jumping.
Phrases with ride
I'll drive, you ride shotgun.
Don't trust him, he's known for taking people for a ride.
The company is riding high after their latest product launch.
Summary: ride in Brief
The verb 'ride' [raɪd] means to control the movement of an animal, vehicle, or bicycle, or to travel in a vehicle driven by someone else. It can also mean experiencing a strong emotion. Phrases like 'ride shotgun' and idioms like 'let something ride' are common. 'Ride high' means to be successful or popular, while 'take someone for a ride' means to deceive or cheat someone.