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ride

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ride

  1. a means of getting to a destination in a vehicle driven by another <an organization that provides rides for senior citizens> Synonyms lift, transportation Related Words drive, spin, turn; joyride; conveyance, passage, transit, transport




ride

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ride

  1. 1 to attack repeatedly with mean put-downs or insults <that supervisor is always riding everyone for every little thing> Synonyms bait, hassle, haze, heckle, needle, tease, tauntRelated Words deride, gibe (or jibe), jeer, mock, ridicule; annoy, bother, bug, burn (up), chafe, fret, frost, gall, get, gnaw (at), grate, gripe, hack (off), hagride, irk, irritate, itch, nag, nark [British], nettle, peeve, pester, pique, put out, rasp, rile, ruffle, spite, trouble, vex; aggravate, exasperate, goad, test, try; aggrieve, agitate, bedevil, beleaguer, discomfort, disturb, perturb; badger, dog, hound; browbeat, bully, hector; harass, harry, persecute, plague, terrorize, torment, torture

  2. 2 to make fun of in a good-natured way <his wife couldn't resist riding him for forgetting his own birthday> Synonyms chaff, jive, joke, josh, kid, rally, razz, rib, tease, roastRelated Words banter; fool, fun, string along; jest, quip, wisecrack; gag, jape, jolly, yuk (or yuck) [slang]

  3. 3 to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air <a condor riding high in the sky> Synonyms drift, glide, hang, hover, poise, float, sail, swim, waftRelated Words bob, dangle, suspend; buoy; balloon, raftNear Antonyms dive, lunge, plunge; dip, immerse, submerge, submerseAntonyms settle, sink

  4. 4 to be determined by, based on, or subject (to) <our plan for the party rides on whether he can come> Synonyms hang, hinge, depend, turnRelated Words base, establish, found, rest, stay; ground




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