ride


ride

verb

Definition of RIDE

1
to attack repeatedly with mean put-downs or insults <that supervisor is always riding everyone for every little thing>
2
to make fun of in a good-natured way <his wife couldn't resist riding him for forgetting his own birthday>
Related Words banter; fool, fun, string along; jest, quip, wisecrack; gag, jape, jolly, yuk (or yuck) [slang]
3
to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air <a condor riding high in the sky>
Related Words bob, dangle, suspend; buoy; balloon, raft
Antonyms settle, sink
4
to be determined by, based on, or subject (to) <our plan for the party rides on whether he can come>
Synonyms hang, hinge, ride, turn
Related Words base, establish, found, rest, stay; ground

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