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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RIDE, verb intransitive preterit tense rode or rid; participle passive rid, ridden. [L rheda, a chariot or vehicle.]

1. To be carried on horseback, or on any beast, or in any vehicle. We ride on a horse, on a camel, in a coach, chariot, wagon, etc.

2. To be borne on or in a fluid. A ship rides at anchor; the ark rode on the flood; a balloon rides in the air.

He rode on a cherub and did fly; yea, he did fly on the wings of the wind. Psalms 18:1.

3. To be supported in motion.

Strong as the axle-tree on which heaven rides.

4. To practice riding. He rides often for his health.

5. To manage a horse well.

He rode, he fenc'd, he mov'd with graceful ease.

6. To be supported by something subservient; to sit.

On whose foolish honesty my practices rid easy.

To ride easy, in seaman's language, is when a ship does not labor or feel a great strain on her cables.

To ride hard, is when a ship pitches violently, so as to strain her cables, masts and hull.

To ride out, as a gale, signifies that a ship does not drive during a storm.

RIDE, verb transitive

1. To sit on, so as to be carried; as, to ride a horse.

They ride the air in whirlwind.

2. To manage insolently at will; as in priestridden.

The nobility could no longer endure to be ridden by bakers, cobblers and brewers.

3. To carry. [Local.]

RIDE, noun

1. An excursion on horseback or in a vehicle.

2. A saddle horse. [Local.]

3. A road cut in a wood or through a ground for the amusement of riding; a riding.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RI'DER, noun

1. One who is borne on a horse or other beast, or in a vehicle.

2. One who breaks or manages a horse.

3. The matrix of an ore.

4. An inserted leaf or an additional clause, as to a bill in parliament.

5. In ship building, a short of interior rib fixed occasionally in a ships's hold, opposite to some of the timbers to which they are bolted, and reaching from the keelson to the beams of the lower deck, to strengthen her frame.