What does Riding mean?

Definitions for Riding
ˈraɪ dɪŋRid·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. riding, horseback riding, equitationnoun

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

  2. riding, horseback ridingnoun

    travel by being carried on horseback

Wiktionary

  1. ridingnoun

    A path cut through woodland.

  2. ridingnoun

    Historically, one of the three administrative divisions of Yorkshire and some other northern counties.

  3. ridingnoun

    Electoral district or constituency.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Riding

    of Ride

    Etymology: [For thriding, Icel. rijungr the third part, fr. rii third, akin to E. third. See Third.]

  2. Ridingnoun

    one of the three jurisdictions into which the county of York, in England, is divided; -- formerly under the government of a reeve. They are called the North, the East, and the West, Riding

    Etymology: [For thriding, Icel. rijungr the third part, fr. rii third, akin to E. third. See Third.]

  3. Ridingadjective

    employed to travel; traveling; as, a riding clerk

    Etymology: [For thriding, Icel. rijungr the third part, fr. rii third, akin to E. third. See Third.]

  4. Ridingadjective

    used for riding on; as, a riding horse

    Etymology: [For thriding, Icel. rijungr the third part, fr. rii third, akin to E. third. See Third.]

  5. Ridingadjective

    used for riding, or when riding; devoted to riding; as, a riding whip; a riding habit; a riding day

    Etymology: [For thriding, Icel. rijungr the third part, fr. rii third, akin to E. third. See Third.]

  6. Ridingnoun

    the act or state of one who rides

    Etymology: [For thriding, Icel. rijungr the third part, fr. rii third, akin to E. third. See Third.]

  7. Ridingnoun

    a festival procession

    Etymology: [For thriding, Icel. rijungr the third part, fr. rii third, akin to E. third. See Third.]

  8. Ridingnoun

    same as Ride, n., 3

    Etymology: [For thriding, Icel. rijungr the third part, fr. rii third, akin to E. third. See Third.]

  9. Ridingnoun

    a district in charge of an excise officer

    Etymology: [For thriding, Icel. rijungr the third part, fr. rii third, akin to E. third. See Third.]

Freebase

  1. Riding

    A riding is an administrative jurisdiction or electoral district, particularly in several current or former Commonwealth countries.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Riding

    rī′ding, n. one of the three divisions of the county of York. [A corr. of thriding—Ice. þridjungr, the third, þriði, third, þrir, three.]

Etymology and Origins

  1. Riding

    A Danish division of the county of Yorkshire corresponding to the Lincolnshire Trithing, of which it is a corruption, signifying a third part.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Riding' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4165

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Riding in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Riding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Riding in a Sentence

  1. Kent Finlay:

    The truth of the matter is that every major label passed on George Strait, that van had two seats and an Army cot in the back. We took turns driving and riding and sleeping in the cot.

  2. Phil Southerland:

    That was my journey to start riding, the bike for me was freedom.

  3. Jesse Duplantis:

    All it's gon na do is it's going to touch people, it's going to reach people, it's going to change lives one soul at a time, i really believe that if Jesus was physically on the earth today, he wouldn't be riding a donkey.

  4. Jason Mareno:

    Like an angel was riding with her. Because if you look at it, she just gets blown away and she disappears, which doesn’t make any sense because it looks like she got pushed between the wall and the truck and then she just pops up. Like an angel just picked her up and said, ‘Here’s your nine lives. Go about your business.'.

  5. The Triumph:

    It started with my taking my two kids around to the zoos and parks, while they were on the merry-go-round riding 40 times or something, I'd be sitting there trying to figure out what you could do that would be more imaginative.

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