Synonyms of riding


1. riding, horseback riding, equitation, sport, athletics

usage: the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements

2. riding, horseback riding, travel, traveling, travelling

usage: travel by being carried on horseback


1. ride, sit, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: 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"

2. ride, travel

usage: be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"

3. ride, continue, go on, proceed, go along, keep

usage: continue undisturbed and without interference; "Let it ride"

4. ride, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: move like a floating object; "The moon rode high in the night sky"

5. tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride, mock, bemock

usage: 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"

6. ride, float

usage: 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"

7. drive, ride

usage: have certain properties when driven; "This car rides smoothly"; "My new truck drives well"

8. depend on, devolve on, depend upon, ride, turn on, hinge on, hinge upon

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

9. ride, lie

usage: lie moored or anchored; "Ship rides at anchor"

10. ride, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: sit on and control a vehicle; "He rides his bicycle to work every day"; "She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town"

11. ride, climb, climb up, mount, go up

usage: climb up on the body; "Shorts that ride up"; "This skirt keeps riding up my legs"

12. ride, travel, journey

usage: ride over, along, or through; "Ride the freeways of California"

13. ride, engage, mesh, lock, operate

usage: keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot; "Don't ride the clutch!"

14. ride, mount, copulate, mate, pair, couple

usage: copulate with; "The bull was riding the cow"

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Definition and meaning of riding (Dictionary)