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rider

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noun rid·er \ˈrī-dər\

Simple Definition of rider

  • : a person who rides something

  • : an official document that is attached to another document and that adds to or changes information in the original document

  • : an additional part added to a legislative bill

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of rider

  1. 1 :  one that rides

  2. 2 a :  an addition to a document (as an insurance policy) often attached on a separate piece of paper b :  a clause appended to a legislative bill to secure a usually distinct object

  3. 3 :  something used to overlie another or to move along on another piece

riderless

play \-ləs\ adjective

Examples of rider in a sentence

  1. Watch out for bike riders while driving.

  2. She added a rider to her life insurance policy that increased her coverage.

  3. Congress added a rider to the health insurance bill.



14th Century

First Known Use of rider

14th century


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rider

noun rid·er

Legal Definition of rider

  1. 1 :  an addition to a document (as an insurance policy) often attached on a separate piece of paper

  2. 2 :  a clause or provision appended to a legislative bill to obtain a usually distinct object





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