ride down

ride down
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  • ride down — transitive verb 1. : to tread under one s horse s feet : overthrow, trample 2. : to bear down on (as a halyard when hoisting a sail) * * * ride down 1. To overtake by riding 2. To charge and overthrow or trample • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • To ride down — Ride Ride, v. t. 1. To sit on, so as to be carried; as, to ride a horse; to ride a bicycle. [1913 Webster] [They] rend up both rocks and hills, and ride the air In whirlwind. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To manage insolently at will; to domineer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ride down — verb a) to cause [a horse] to fall when riding. b) to catch or catch up with [someone] by chasing on horseback …   Wiktionary

  • Ride — Ride, v. t. 1. To sit on, so as to be carried; as, to ride a horse; to ride a bicycle. [1913 Webster] [They] rend up both rocks and hills, and ride the air In whirlwind. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To manage insolently at will; to domineer over.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ride — [rīd] vi. rode, ridden, riding [ME riden < OE ridan, akin to Ger reiten < IE base * reidh , to go, be in motion > L reda, four wheel carriage] 1. a) to sit on and be carried along by a horse or other animal, esp. one controlled by the… …   English World dictionary

  • ride — 1 /raId/ verb past tense rode past participle ridden / rIdn/ 1 ANIMAL (I, T) to sit on an animal, especially a horse, and make it move along: She learnt to ride when she was seven. | ride away/across/back etc: He rode away across the marshes. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ride — ride1 W2S2 [raıd] v past tense rode [rəud US roud] past participle ridden [ˈrıdn] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(animal)¦ 2¦(bicycle/motorbike)¦ 3¦(vehicle)¦ 4¦(in a lift)¦ 5¦(water/air)¦ 6 be riding high 7 let something ride …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ride — /ruyd/, v., rode or (Archaic) rid; ridden or (Archaic) rid; riding; n. v.i. 1. to sit on and manage a horse or other animal in motion; be carried on the back of an animal. 2. to be borne along on or in a vehicle or other kind of conveyance. 3. to …   Universalium

  • ride roughshod over — Synonyms and related words: beat down, break, browbeat, bulldoze, bully, castrate, clamp down on, coerce, compel, cow, daunt, despotize, domineer, domineer over, enslave, grind, grind down, henpeck, hit and run, intimidate, inundate, keep down,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ride — v 1.(all in reference to animals) sit on, manage, mount, bestride, perch on, sit on top of; be carried by, be borne along by, travel on. 2. motor, automobile, taxi; tour, travel, journey; float, body surf, Inf. surf, Inf. catch a wave, Inf. hang… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ride — v. & n. v. (past rode; past part. ridden) 1 tr. travel or be carried on (a bicycle etc.) or esp. US in (a vehicle). 2 intr. (often foll. by on, in) travel or be conveyed (on a bicycle or in a vehicle). 3 tr. sit on and control or be carried by (a …   Useful english dictionary

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