ride out the storm

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of ride out the storm

:to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged too much
  • It was a difficult time but they managed to ride out the storm.

Word by Word Definitions

ride play
  1. : to sit and travel on the back of an animal that one directs

  2. : to travel in or on a conveyance

  3. : to travel as if on a conveyance : be borne

  1. : an act of riding

  2. : a way (such as a road or path) suitable for riding

  3. : any of various mechanical devices (as at an amusement park) for riding on

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats

storm play
  1. : a disturbance of the atmosphere marked by wind and usually by rain, snow, hail, sleet, or thunder and lightning

  2. : a heavy fall of rain, snow, or hail

  3. : wind having a speed of 64 to 72 miles (103 to 117 kilometers) per hour

  1. : to blow with violence

  2. : to rain, hail, snow, or sleet vigorously

  3. : to attack by storm


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