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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


  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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ridingnoun

    A district visited by an officer.

    Etymology: from ride.

  2. Ridingparticip. adj.

    Employed to travel on any occasion.

    It is provided by another provincial constitution, that no suffragan bishop shall have more than one riding apparitor, and that archdeacons shall not have so much as one riding apparitor, but only a foot messenger. John Ayliffe, Parergon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Riding

    of Ride

  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

  3. Ridingadjective

    employed to travel; traveling; as, a riding clerk

  4. Ridingadjective

    used for riding on; as, a riding horse

  5. Ridingadjective

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

  6. Ridingnoun

    the act or state of one who rides

  7. Ridingnoun

    a festival procession

  8. Ridingnoun

    same as Ride, n., 3

  9. Ridingnoun

    a district in charge of an excise officer

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


  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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  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. Brendan Campbell:

    This article reiterates to us that a lot under that age are riding and continue to die, the younger you are, the more dangerous it is proportionally.

  2. Tony Hawk:

    I just want to say thank you so much for the skateboard. It's on my way to my house already, and as a thank you gift I'm gon na send you my skateboard, this one right here that I'm riding.

  3. Lane Pittman:

    If you’ve never been down here, there’s a ton of people riding bikes with American flag gear, bicycles decked out, people with water slides, massive, hanging American flags – it’s probably the coolest holiday celebration, i’ve never been anywhere like it.

  4. Todd Hamilton:

    You just never know. Golf is kind of like riding a bike. If you are off, all of a sudden you can get that feeling where you feel real good again and can see all the shots and confidence comes back and we feel young again, hopefully, I can find that one swing key here that will last the whole week and I make a few putts too.

  5. Jeff Bechdel:

    While Clinton's poll numbers continue their steady descent and primary opponents like Bernie Sanders gain equal footing with her in the cash race, Clinton's team is spending money at an astonishing rate, what happened to the campaign's stories about double-sided paper and riding the bus?

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