What does riding mean?

Definitions for riding
ˈraɪ dɪŋrid·ing

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

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. Geraint Thomas:

    I felt pretty good. I thought it would be a more solid day - it's never easy, but it was steady for the first three climbs, when Movistar went and (Alejandro) Valverde were riding it was solid, I was feeling pretty good - I was just unsure as on those steep climbs I was expecting Richie Porte, Nairo Quintana and obviously Egan to jump up there, so I was hoping for it to be hardest all day before that. But it was a good day in the end.

  2. Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg:

    I'm anticipating that person will be riding on a Boeing rocket.

  3. Bill Clinton, Democratic National Convention, July 16, 1992:

    [George Bush] has raised taxes on the people driving pickup trucks and lowered taxes on the people riding in limousines. We can do better.

  4. Don Garber:

    Our league is capitalizing on the momentum that exists behind the sport of soccer in North America, we are riding this crest that I think we have helped create in many ways.

  5. 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.'.

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