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
Full Definition of rider
1 : one that rides
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 : something used to overlie another or to move along on another piece
riderlessplay \-ləs\ adjective
Examples of rider in a sentence
Watch out for bike riders while driving.
She added a rider to her life insurance policy that increased her coverage.
Congress added a rider to the health insurance bill.
First Known Use of rider
Legal Definition of rider
1 : an addition to a document (as an insurance policy) often attached on a separate piece of paper
2 : a clause or provision appended to a legislative bill to obtain a usually distinct object
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