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, 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


  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

  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

  3. Riding(adj)

    employed to travel; traveling; as, a riding clerk

  4. Riding(adj)

    used for riding on; as, a riding horse

  5. Riding(adj)

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

  6. Riding(noun)

    the act or state of one who rides

  7. Riding(noun)

    a festival procession

  8. Riding(noun)

    same as Ride, n., 3

  9. Riding(noun)

    a district in charge of an excise officer

  10. Origin: [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.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    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. Trevor Gutierrez:

    I’m not riding on that thing again.

  2. Robert Joseph Bob Dole:

    We'll all be riding that streetcar of desire.

  3. Gerald Feierstein:

    There is a lot riding on the success of Vision 2030.

  4. Steven Hernandez:

    I've been riding that ride since I was 14, i love it.

  5. Dennis Hof:

    I'm riding the Donald Trump wave, donald Trump's Donald Trump.

Images & Illustrations of riding

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