Synonyms and Antonyms of ride
1 to attack repeatedly with mean put-downs or insults that supervisor is always riding everyone for every little thing Synonyms of ride bait, hassle, haze, heckle, needle, tease, tauntWords Related to ride 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 to make fun of in a good-natured way his wife couldn't resist riding him for forgetting his own birthday Synonyms of ride chaff, jive, joke, josh, kid, rally, razz, rib, tease, roastWords Related to ride 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 Synonyms of ride drift, glide, hang, hover, poise, float, sail, swim, waftWords Related to ride bob, dangle, suspend; buoy; balloon, raftNear Antonyms of ride dive, lunge, plunge; dip, immerse, submerge, submerseAntonyms of ride settle, sink
4 to be determined by, based on, or subject (to) our plan for the party rides on whether he can come Synonyms of ride hang, hinge, depend, turnWords Related to ride base, establish, found, rest, stay; ground
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