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Meaning of “bike” in the English Dictionary

"bike" in British English

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bikenoun [C]

uk   us   /baɪk/
A1 a ​bicycle: It would be ​better for the ​environment if more ​people used bikes ​rather than ​cars. My ​youngestchild is ​learning to ride a bike.B1 informal a ​motorcycle

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bikeverb

uk   us   /baɪk/
[I] informal to go ​somewhere by ​bicycle: Do you ​want to bike to the ​park, or ​walk? [T] UK to use a ​motorcycle to take something to someone: We biked a ​copy over to Greg at the BBC.
(Definition of bike from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bike" in American English

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bikenoun [C]

 us   /bɑɪk/
a ​bicycle A bike is also a ​motorbike or ​motorcycle.
bike
verb [I]  us   /bɑɪk/
She got in the ​habit of biking to ​work when the ​weather was good.
(Definition of bike from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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