saddle up

Definition of saddle up

  1. :  to get on a horse He saddled up and rode away.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a girthed usually padded and leather-covered seat for the rider of an animal (such as a horse)

    :  a part of a driving harness comparable to a saddle that is used to keep the breeching in place

    :  a seat to be straddled by the rider of a vehicle (such as a bicycle)

  1. :  to put a saddle on

    :  to place under a burden or encumbrance

    :  to place (an onerous responsibility) on a person or group

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated

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a trip made at another's expense

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