What does rider mean?

Definitions for rider
ˈraɪ dərrid·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rider.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rider(noun)

    a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)

  2. rider(noun)

    a clause that is appended to a legislative bill

  3. rider(noun)

    a traveler who actively rides a vehicle (as a bicycle or motorcycle)

  4. passenger, rider(noun)

    a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it

Wiktionary

  1. rider(Noun)

    one who rides, often a horse or motorcycle

    Etymology: From rider

  2. rider(Noun)

    a provision annexed to a bill under the consideration of a legislature, having little connection with the subject matter of the bill

    Etymology: From rider

  3. rider(Noun)

    an amendment or addition to an entertainer's performance contract, often covering a performer's equipment or food, drinks, and general comfort requirements

    Etymology: From rider

  4. rider(Noun)

    A small, sliding piece of aluminium on a chemical balance, used to determine small weights

    Etymology: From rider

  5. Rider(ProperNoun)

    More often spelled Ryder.

    Etymology: From rider

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rider(noun)

    one who, or that which, rides

    Etymology: [D. rijder.]

  2. Rider(noun)

    formerly, an agent who went out with samples of goods to obtain orders; a commercial traveler

    Etymology: [D. rijder.]

  3. Rider(noun)

    one who breaks or manages a horse

    Etymology: [D. rijder.]

  4. Rider(noun)

    an addition or amendment to a manuscript or other document, which is attached on a separate piece of paper; in legislative practice, an additional clause annexed to a bill while in course of passage; something extra or burdensome that is imposed

    Etymology: [D. rijder.]

  5. Rider(noun)

    a problem of more than usual difficulty added to another on an examination paper

    Etymology: [D. rijder.]

  6. Rider(noun)

    a Dutch gold coin having the figure of a man on horseback stamped upon it

    Etymology: [D. rijder.]

  7. Rider(noun)

    rock material in a vein of ore, dividing it

    Etymology: [D. rijder.]

  8. Rider(noun)

    an interior rib occasionally fixed in a ship's hold, reaching from the keelson to the beams of the lower deck, to strengthen her frame

    Etymology: [D. rijder.]

  9. Rider(noun)

    the second tier of casks in a vessel's hold

    Etymology: [D. rijder.]

  10. Rider(noun)

    a small forked weight which straddles the beam of a balance, along which it can be moved in the manner of the weight on a steelyard

    Etymology: [D. rijder.]

  11. Rider(noun)

    a robber

    Etymology: [D. rijder.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. rider

    In artillery carriages, a piece of wood, which has more height than breadth; the length being equal to that of the body of the axle-tree, upon which the side-pieces rest in a four-wheel carriage, such as the ammunition-wagon, block-carriage, and sling-wagon.

Rap Dictionary

  1. rider(noun)

    Someone who is willing to ride with you, in other words, someone who is down for anything and everything (i.e. click, gang). "I won't deny it, I'm a straight ridah" -- 2Pac (Ambitionz Az A Ridah) the rider is one who pulls the trigger in the drive by. Originated from the compton bloods.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rider' in Nouns Frequency: #2052

Anagrams for rider »

  1. direr

  2. drier

  3. direr, drier

How to pronounce rider?

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How to say rider in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rider in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rider in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of rider in a Sentence

  1. Guy Niv:

    I respect him, he's a great rider and athlete and we'll see in a few months when there will be a decision, but until then everything is okay.

  2. Philip Hobbs:

    I got there and saw this amazing sky, I could see what was going to happen but I just needed a horse, luckily one was exercising so I grabbed the rider and asked if I could do the picture. I was lying underneath this ridge, shooting up at the sky and just waiting for it to walk by.

  3. Martin Ryan:

    A standard tree conforms to the seat of the rider, and then for it to accommodate to the horse, it has padding attached to the underside, with the Bua tree, it's in two -- it's a tree for the rider, and a tree for the horse. And it's joined at the front, which means it gives it a natural suspension between the two.

  4. Vincenzo Nibali:

    It's been a long time since a rider has been so over the top. But of course if he wins the race, I'll do him the honors he deserves, that being said I think he could show more respect to his rivals.

  5. Stacy Smith:

    A-listers, as we all know, can make demands in their contracts, particularly the ones that work on the biggest Hollywood films. What if those A-listers simply added an equity clause or an inclusion rider into their contract ?

Images & Illustrations of rider

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