present participle of ride

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2 to make fun of in a good-natured way
  • his wife couldn't resist riding him for forgetting his own birthday

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3 to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air
  • a condor riding high in the sky

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4 to be determined by, based on, or subject (to)
  • our plan for the party rides on whether he can come

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The first known use of riding was in the 14th century

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riding herd on

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“Riding.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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