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?

  1. Alex
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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. Sachin Kansal:

    If we see repeated violations by the same person, whether it's a rider or driver, we may take additional steps including taking them off the platform.

  2. Paul James:

    The new Softail models are the result of the most extensive research and development program in the company’s history, we focused on taking the total rider experience to a higher level, where authenticity, heritage and soul meet the modern edge of technology.

  3. 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.

  4. German Simon Geschke:

    It's the most beautiful day of my life as a professional rider, it's surreal.

  5. Ron Wyden:

    There has also been talk of including an abortion policy rider — a complete nonstarter that has no place in a bill about access to care for America's seniors and children.

Images & Illustrations of rider

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