What does riding mean?

Definitions for riding
ˈraɪ dɪŋrid·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. riding, horseback riding, equitation(noun)

    the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements

  2. riding, horseback riding(noun)

    travel by being carried on horseback

Wiktionary

  1. riding(Noun)

    A path cut through woodland.

  2. riding(Noun)

    Historically, one of the three administrative divisions of Yorkshire and some other northern counties.

  3. riding(Noun)

    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. Riding(noun)

    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. Riding(adj)

    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. Riding(adj)

    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. Riding(adj)

    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. Riding(noun)

    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. Riding(noun)

    a festival procession

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

  8. Riding(noun)

    same as Ride, n., 3

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

  9. Riding(noun)

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'riding' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4165

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How to say riding in sign language?

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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. Becky Sauerbrunn:

    We've always had very strong, fanatic, loyal supporters, but we're starting to win more people over into that group. The interest that we got in Canada has definitely carried over. And we hope to keep riding that success.

  2. Kelly Pasco:

    I think our generation is more athletic and wants to stay younger and more fit, my riding friend is 67 and we do 70-mile rides.

  3. Pratik Patel:

    He’s all in for this whole thing, I’m sure he would love if I had two bad ACLs, I’m sure I would take anything I can get to have them healthy, he’s on a one-year deal right now, so he’s got a lot riding on this season.

  4. Jamela Dunbar:

    Conquering fear is riding the Roller Coaster high up into the Sky. And experiencing the big drop down to the ground. The Adrenaline high, for flight, or fight.”

  5. Kathleen Smith:

    The IPO doesn't look like the company fundamentals will be hit by some of the macro-events, because it's riding on a wave of new technology.

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