What are some alternative words for ride?

Synonyms for ride
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This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term ride.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drive, ride(noun)

    a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)

    "he took the family for a drive in his new car"

    Synonyms:
    thrust, driveway, drive, movement, private road, cause, crusade, driving, effort, driving force, campaign, parkway

    Antonyms:
    walk

  2. ride(verb)

    a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement

    Synonyms:
    drive

    Antonyms:
    walk

  3. ride, sit(verb)

    sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions

    "She never sat a horse!"; "Did you ever ride a camel?"; "The girl liked to drive the young mare"

    Synonyms:
    bait, devolve on, turn on, hinge on, tease, hinge upon, pose, drive, depend on, depend upon, baby-sit, cod, sit around, posture, tantalise, sit, mount, model, rag, razz, taunt, seat, twit, sit down, tantalize, rally

    Antonyms:
    walk

  4. ride(verb)

    be carried or travel on or in a vehicle

    "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"

    Synonyms:
    bait, devolve on, turn on, hinge on, tease, hinge upon, drive, depend on, depend upon, cod, tantalise, sit, mount, rag, razz, taunt, twit, tantalize, rally

    Antonyms:
    walk

  5. ride(verb)

    continue undisturbed and without interference

    "Let it ride"

    Synonyms:
    bait, devolve on, turn on, hinge on, tease, hinge upon, drive, depend on, depend upon, cod, tantalise, sit, mount, rag, razz, taunt, twit, tantalize, rally

    Antonyms:
    walk

  6. ride(verb)

    move like a floating object

    "The moon rode high in the night sky"

    Synonyms:
    bait, devolve on, turn on, hinge on, tease, hinge upon, drive, depend on, depend upon, cod, tantalise, sit, mount, rag, razz, taunt, twit, tantalize, rally

    Antonyms:
    walk

  7. tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride(verb)

    harass with persistent criticism or carping

    "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"

    Synonyms:
    sit, depend on, get at, reproof, mobilise, chide, bait, rile, dun, cod, razz, crucify, bedevil, reprimand, lambaste, mobilize, devil, drive, badger, get to, tantalise, frustrate, annoy, chew out, beat up, gull, trounce, tease, taunt, fool, berate, chew up, rebound, lecture, drum up, nark, rag, depend upon, card, torment, tease apart, dress down, irritate, tantalize, rally, befool, turn on, come up, remonstrate, hinge on, mount, pester, call up, take in, jaw, rebuke, nettle, fluff, vex, beleaguer, lambast, dupe, put on, bother, gravel, take to task, muster up, devolve on, summon, bawl out, slang, muster, call on the carpet, twit, put one across, loosen, have words, put one over, chafe, scold, call down, hinge upon, bug

    Antonyms:
    walk

  8. ride(verb)

    be sustained or supported or borne

    "His glasses rode high on his nose"; "The child rode on his mother's hips"; "She rode a wave of popularity"; "The brothers rode to an easy victory on their father's political name"

    Synonyms:
    bait, devolve on, turn on, hinge on, tease, hinge upon, drive, depend on, depend upon, cod, tantalise, sit, mount, rag, razz, taunt, twit, tantalize, rally

    Antonyms:
    walk

  9. drive, ride(verb)

    have certain properties when driven

    "This car rides smoothly"; "My new truck drives well"

    Synonyms:
    tug, force back, sit, get, tease, ram, depend upon, tantalise, take, rally, repel, hinge on, turn on, aim, drive, depend on, devolve on, hinge upon, labour, motor, razz, push, tantalize, repulse, cod, taunt, rag, labor, mount, force, push back, bait, twit, beat back

    Antonyms:
    walk

  10. depend on, devolve on, depend upon, ride, turn on, hinge on, hinge upon(verb)

    be contingent on

    "The outcomes rides on the results of the election"; "Your grade will depends on your homework"

    Synonyms:
    rely upon, trip out, excite, drive, get off, sit, trip, tease, depend upon, commove, agitate, tantalise, cod, rally, hinge on, turn on, arouse, sex, depend on, devolve on, hinge upon, bait, razz, charge, tantalize, charge up, rouse, taunt, rag, wind up, mount, switch on, twit, rely on

    Antonyms:
    walk

  11. ride(verb)

    lie moored or anchored

    "Ship rides at anchor"

    Synonyms:
    bait, devolve on, turn on, hinge on, tease, hinge upon, drive, depend on, depend upon, cod, tantalise, sit, mount, rag, razz, taunt, twit, tantalize, rally

    Antonyms:
    walk

  12. ride(verb)

    sit on and control a vehicle

    "He rides his bicycle to work every day"; "She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town"

    Synonyms:
    bait, devolve on, turn on, hinge on, tease, hinge upon, drive, depend on, depend upon, cod, tantalise, sit, mount, rag, razz, taunt, twit, tantalize, rally

    Antonyms:
    walk

  13. ride(verb)

    climb up on the body

    "Shorts that ride up"; "This skirt keeps riding up my legs"

    Synonyms:
    bait, devolve on, turn on, hinge on, tease, hinge upon, drive, depend on, depend upon, cod, tantalise, sit, mount, rag, razz, taunt, twit, tantalize, rally

    Antonyms:
    walk

  14. ride(verb)

    ride over, along, or through

    "Ride the freeways of California"

    Synonyms:
    bait, devolve on, turn on, hinge on, tease, hinge upon, drive, depend on, depend upon, cod, tantalise, sit, mount, rag, razz, taunt, twit, tantalize, rally

    Antonyms:
    walk

  15. ride(verb)

    keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot

    "Don't ride the clutch!"

    Synonyms:
    bait, devolve on, turn on, hinge on, tease, hinge upon, drive, depend on, depend upon, cod, tantalise, sit, mount, rag, razz, taunt, twit, tantalize, rally

    Antonyms:
    walk

  16. ride, mount(verb)

    copulate with

    "The bull was riding the cow"

    Synonyms:
    rise, bait, devolve on, turn on, hinge on, bestride, tease, hinge upon, mount up, drive, climb on, depend on, depend upon, put on, climb, cod, hop on, tantalise, jump on, climb up, sit, mount, wax, rag, go up, razz, taunt, twit, get on, tantalize, rally

    Antonyms:
    walk

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ride

    To drive is to move an object with some force or violence before or away from oneself; it is the direct reverse of draw, lead, etc. A man leads a horse by the halter, drives him with whip and rein. One may be driven to a thing or from it; hence, drive is a synonym equally for compel or for repel or repulse. Repulse is stronger and more conclusive than repel; one may be repelled by the very aspect of the person whose favor he seeks, but is not repulsed except by the direct refusal or ignoring of his suit. A certain conventional modern usage, especially in England, requires us to say that we drive in a carriage, ride upon a horse; tho in Scripture we read of riding in a chariot (2 Kings ix, 16; Jer. xvii, 25, etc.); good examples of the same usage may be found abundantly in the older English. The propriety of a person's saying that he is going to drive when he is simply to be conveyed in a carriage, where some one else, as the coachman, does all the driving, is exceedingly questionable. Many good authorities prefer to use ride in the older and broader sense as signifying to be supported and borne along by any means of conveyance. Compare BANISH; COMPEL; INFLUENCE.

    See synonyms for DRAW.

    Synonyms:
    compel, drive, impel, propel, push, repel, repulse, resist, thrust, urge on

    Preposition:
    Drive to market; to despair; drive into exile; from one's presence; out of the city; drive by, with, or under the lash; drive by or past beautiful estates; along the beach; beside the river; through the park; across the field; around the square; to the door; into the barn; out of the sunshine.

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ride":

    tower, ballad, mendeleev, wrinkle, car, odyssey, merry-go-round, trip, bike, walk, tour, stroll, journey, horse, turn, motorcycle, parkway, trick, travel, drive, driving, hiking

How to pronounce ride?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say ride in sign language?

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How to use ride in a sentence?

  1. Frank Stephens:

    The bigger the hill you climb, The more you can see from the top, The more you enjoy the ride down, And the longer the ride lasts.

  2. Xu Yahua:

    According to local regulations, car-pooling services should have a certain limit on the number of rides each car can offer, there have also been terrible cases that have happened on ride-hailing services so we hope each platform can take in lessons and strengthen safety management measures.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Psalms 66:12 says, you let men ride over our heads. We passed through water and fire. Yet, you finally brought us to a place of abundance That is to say, God might allow you to pass through difficulties, tough times or diverse challenges in order to eventually make your life, future and end better off and worthwhile (mark you). ~Emeasoba George

  4. Gesa Reimelt:

    When you ride the truck the CO2 emission is really zero, now if you look at the energy consumption, if the energy is green energy that is charged in to the battery, then it's zero as well. So this is huge.

  5. Dominic Riccitello:

    I believe he loved a lot of things about me, yet was afraid to accept. He said he never ended it because he never wanted to, that it wasn’t his intention. I believed him. I believed him because I know the fear of change and what could be. When he looked me in the eye, I smiled. I just smiled and nodded my head as I knew who he was and who he wanted to become. I’m not crazy or insane or obsessed, and no, I don’t want him back. It is what it was, I feel from afar and my emotions will always be. I’ll always love him, this life and next and I’ll always believe we met in a past life where we graced until death. But until once more, I hope your ride is lovely and just remember handsome, it’ll always be alright and I’m by your side until the end of time.


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