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. Kedric Payne:

    This is an overt campaign act, kedric Payne's been riding the line in making statements about Biden at White House events. This is beyond the line.

  2. Jason Kenny:

    I am absolutely gutted to announce that I won't be riding in the omnium at the world championships today, i haven't been feeling right all week for reasons we're not sure of, but we do know my performances in the team pursuit over the last two days have been well off where I have been in training over the last two weeks.

  3. New York:

    I have waited tables in restaurants. I have ridden the subway. I have walked the streets in New York City. And this kind of language is not new, i have tossed men out of bars that have used language like Mr. Yoho's, and I have encountered this type of harassment riding the subway in New York City. This is not new.

  4. Garfield Cooper:

    It's been a long time since the bicycle has been this important to the American people, it's so cool they're this interested in bike riding.

  5. Jimmy Sullivan:

    In this heat today, riding in the mask, it is very warm and after pulling up I pulled it down a little just to get a few breaths in.

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