Meaning of "ride" in Essential American English Dictionary


noun us /rɑɪd/

A2 a trip in a car or train, or on a bus:

a long bus ride
Can I give you a ride to the station?
I’m getting a ride with Steve to the baseball game (= he is driving me there).

B1 a trip riding a bicycle, motorcycle, or horse:

He went out for a ride on his bicycle.

B1 a machine at a fair that moves people up and down, around in circles, etc. as they sit in it:

She wanted me to go on a ride with her.

(Definition of “ride noun” from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)