Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Ride is an EP by British rock band Ride. Their first official release, the EP came out in 1990 on the Creation Records label.
The EP was combined with its follow-up Play to form the Smile mini-album for the US market in July, 1990. Two years later, in November, 1992, Smile was released in the UK, too, after both of the British EPs had gone out of print.
Ride (Godspeed album)
Ride is an album by the band Godspeed, released in 1994 on the Atlantic Records label.
Ride (Oysterband album)
Ride is a 1989 album by British folk-rock band Oysterband. The album features a cover of the New Order song " Love Vigilantes".
Ride (Billy Crawford album)
Ride is the second studio album from Filipino American pop and R&B singer Billy Crawford.
Following the failure of the lead single "When You're in Love With Someone" in the United States, the album's release was cancelled. However, the album garnered a #1 international hit with "Trackin'", making its following release in international markets successful. Three additional singles followed, along with a special edition re-release in 2003.
Ride (Shelly Fairchild album)
Ride is the debut album of American country music artist Shelly Fairchild, released in March 2005 (see 2005 in country music) on Columbia Records. It includes the singles "You Don't Lie Here Anymore", "Tiny Town" and "Kiss Me". Although "You Don't Lie Here Anymore" reached #35 on the U.S. country singles charts in late 2004, the other two singles failed to chart.
Ride are a British rock band that formed in 1988 in Oxford, England, consisting of Andy Bell, Mark Gardener, Laurence "Loz" Colbert, and Steve Queralt. The band were initially part of the " shoegazing" scene that emerged in England during the early 1990s. Following the break-up of the band in 1996, members moved on to various other projects, most notably Bell who became the bassist for Oasis. In 2001, the band briefly reunited for a one-off performance for a television show. Ride announced their second reunion in November 2014. Their debut album Nowhere has been named one of the greatest albums of the shoegazing genre, Nowhere was voted number 74 on Pitchfork Media's list of the Top 100 Albums of the 1990s, and the single " Vapour Trail" was voted at number 145 on Pitchfork's Top 200 Tracks of the 90s. The album is also included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.
Ride may refer to:
- Amusement ride
- Ride, a 2002 novel by David Walton
- RIDE: A Review Journal for Digital Editions and Resources, a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Institut für Dokumentologie und Editorik
- Ride quality, how well a vehicle copes with uneven surfaces
- Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere, a sobriety testing program used by Canadian police
- Road Improvement and Development Effort, a highway program in South Carolina
- Rural Institute for Development Education, an NGO based in Tamil Nadu, India
- Tony Hawk: Ride, a video game
- Ride (video game), 2015 video game
Ride (The Vines song)
"Ride" was the second official single from The Vines' second album, Winning Days. Although it wasn't a big chart success, "Ride" is one of the band's best known songs because it was featured in a number of advertisements, including commercials for Apple's iPod, Nissan, American Chopper, NASCAR Hot Pass, WKCF, The WB, and Split Second: Velocity. Written by Craig Nicholls.
This song was also featured on an episode of America's Funniest Home Videos in 2006 during a montage of motorcycle accidents and in the "Best Movie" montage at the 2004 MTV Movie Awards for nominee Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. "Ride" along with " Get Free" were featured in the documentary Warren Miller's Impact.
In Australia, the song was ranked #94 on Triple J's Hottest 100 of 2004.
Ride (1998 film)
Ride is a 1998 American comedy film, written and directed by Millicent Shelton. The film stars Malik Yoba, Fredro Starr, and Melissa De Sousa. It is sometimes confused with The Ride, another film released in 1998.
Ride (Ace Hood song)
"Ride" (originally called "Ride or Die") is the second single from Ace Hood's debut album Gutta. It features Trey Songz, and is produced by The Inkredibles. T-Pain wrote the chorus. The video was shot on August 1, 2008.
The song was originally titled "Ride or Die", until Def Jam renamed it "Ride" because it was more radio-friendly.
Ride (Martina McBride song)
"Ride" is a song written by Michael Davey, Andrew Dorff and Chris Robbins, and performed by American country music singer Martina McBride. It was released in November 2008 as the first single from her album Shine, produced by her and Dann Huff.
Ride is the soundtrack of the 1998 film Ride. It was released on January 27, 1998, on Tommy Boy Records and consisted of hip hop and R&B music. The album failed to chart, but five singles made it: " Mourn You Til I Join You," " The Worst", "Callin'," "Jam on It" and "The Weekend."
Ride (Cary Brothers song)
"Ride" is a song from the Cary Brothers' album Who You Are. Released on March 25, 2008, the song has gained great success in mainstream and was released in 2008 as a single with a remix and a new music video by Dutch DJ Tiësto. Brothers performed "Ride" alongside Tiësto at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival to promote each other's tours. The remix charted 48 in the first week on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play and it has reached 45 since then. The remix was included as the opening track in Tiësto's Club Life on Radio 538 as well as on the podcast and on Tiësto's In Search of Sunrise 7: Asia compilation.
Ride (Jo Hikk album)
Ride was the first album released by the band Jo Hikk. It was released by Landis Productions Ltd. in 2009. The album includes the hit singles " Sweet City Woman" and "My Kind of Radio." "Closer" was previously recorded by Thrasher Shiver on its self-titled debut and "It's Only Monday" was previously a single for Brice Long in 2005.
Ride (Jamie Walters album)
Ride (Ciara song)
"Ride" is a song performed by American recording artist Ciara. The song features American rapper Ludacris. It was co-written by Ciara, Ludacris, Tricky Stewart, and The-Dream, and produced by the latter two. The song serves as the lead single from her fourth studio album, Basic Instinct. The song was first released for digital download on April 23, 2010. "Ride" is a down-tempo R&B song, featuring a heavy bass line and seductive tone.
The song received generally positive reviews from critics, complimenting the song's toned-down production. It reached three on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs in the United States, becoming Ciara's twelfth top ten hit on the chart. The accompanying music video features sexually charged, provocative choreography, and therefore was not aired on BET, and banned from UK music channels. The official remix features André 3000 and Bei Maejor in addition to Ludacris.
Ride (Boney James album)
Ride is the eighth album by jazz saxophonist Boney James, released in 2001. The album spawned the smooth jazz radio singles "RPM" and "See What I'm Sayin'?" and the Urban AC radio singles "Something Inside" with R&B singer Dave Hollister and "Ride" with R&B singer Jaheim.
Ride (Lana Del Rey song)
"Ride" is a song by American singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey from her third EP, Paradise (2012). The song was written by Lana Del Rey and Justin Parker, while produced by Rick Rubin, the song served as the reissue's first single on September 25, 2012 through Interscope Records. "Ride" is a ballad that thematically involves parental problems, alcohol consumption, and loneliness. The cover for the song depicts Del Rey on a tire swing, wearing cowboy boots and a denim jacket.
"Ride" received critical acclaim from music critics, who compared Del Rey's vocals with that of Adele and Brandon Flowers of The Killers. While only a modest hit in the United States, Switzerland, Ireland, and France, the song reached the top 10 in Russia and Belgium. The accompanying music video for "Ride" was directed by Anthony Mandler, and was released on October 12, 2012. Del Rey's role in the video was compared to Lolita and A Streetcar Named Desire. The monologue treatment at the prologue and epilogue of the video met polarized opinion; some considered it "meaningless" and a "jibe to her critics", while others called it "moving" and "really something".
Ride (2009 film)
Ride is a 2009 Telugu Film starring Nani, Aksha, Tanish and Shweta Prasad in the Lead Directed by Ramesh Varma and Produced by Bellamkonda Suresh. Prominent Singer Hemachandra provided the Music. The movie was Released on 5 June 2009 and was a Box Office Success.
Ride (2014 film)
Ride is an 2014 American drama film written and directed by Helen Hunt. The film stars Helen Hunt, Luke Wilson, Brenton Thwaites and Leonor Varela. The film was released in a limited release and through on video on demand beginning on May 1, 2015 by Screen Media Films.
Ride (SoMo song)
"Ride" is a song recorded by American singer SoMo. The song serves as the lead single from his debut self-titled studio album, SoMo. It was written by SoMo with Cody Tarpley, and produced by the latter. The song was released on December 7, 2013 by Republic Records.
Ride reached a peak of number 76 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number 11 on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. The song's music video was released on January 17, 2014.
The song's official remix features new verses by Ty Dolla Sign and K Camp.
Ride (video game)
Ride is a motorcycle racing video game developed and published by Milestone S.r.l.. The game was released on March 27, 2015 in Europe, and it was meant to be released on June 23, 2015 in North America for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 but was delayed to October 6, 2015.
Ride (Twenty One Pilots song)
"Ride" is a single written and recorded by American alternative hip hop band Twenty One Pilots from their fourth studio album, Blurryface. "Ride" was released on YouTube worldwide on May 11, 2015, and released as a single on the Google Play Store on May 12, 2015. The music video for the song was released the following day. It was serviced to US contemporary hit radio on April 12, 2016.
Ride (2012 film)
Ride is an American short music film written by and starring Lana Del Rey. The film was directed by Anthony Mandler and is over 10 minutes long. It premiered onto VEVO on October 12, 2012. The film received mixed to positive reviews, mainly due to it featuring controversial topics such as prostitution, affairs and violence.
n. 1 An instance of riding. 2 (context informal English) A vehicle. 3 An amusement ridden at a fair or amusement park. 4 A lift given to someone in another person's vehicle. 5 (context UK English) A road or avenue cut in a wood, for riding; a bridleway or other wide country path. 6 (context UK dialect archaic English) A saddle horse. vb. 1 (context intransitive transitive English) To transport oneself by sitting on and directing a horse, later also a bicycle etc. (from 8th c., transitive usage from 9th c.) 2 (context intransitive transitive English) To be transported in a vehicle; to travel as a passenger. (from 9th c., transitive usage from 19th c.) 3 (context transitive chiefly US South Africa English) To transport (someone) in a vehicle. (from 17th c.) 4 (context intransitive English) Of a ship: to sail, to float on the water. (from 10th c.) 5 (context transitive intransitive English) To be carried or supported by something lightly and quickly; to travel in such a way, as though on horseback. (from 10th c.) 6 (context intransitive English) To support a rider, as a horse; to move under the saddle. 7 (context intransitive transitive English) To mount (someone) to have sex with them; to have sexual intercourse with. (from 15th c.) 8 (context transitive colloquial English) To nag or criticize; to annoy (someone). (from 19th c.) 9 (context intransitive English) Of clothing: to gradually move (up) and crease; to ruckle. (from 19th c.) 10 (context intransitive English) To rely, depend (on). (from 20th c.) 11 (context intransitive English) Of clothing: to rest (in a given way on a part of the body). (from 20th c.) 12 (context lacrosse English) To play defense on the defensemen or midfielders, as an attackman. 13 To manage insolently at will; to domineer over. 14 To convey, as by riding; to make or do by riding. 15 (context surgery English) To overlap (each other); said of bones or fractured fragments.
v. sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions; "She never sat a horse!"; "Did you ever ride a camel?"; "The girl liked to drive the young mare" [syn: sit]
be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day" [ant: walk]
continue undisturbed and without interference; "Let it ride"
move like a floating object; "The moon rode high in the night sky"
harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie" [syn: tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally]
be sustained or supported or borne; "His glasses rode high on his nose"; "The child rode on his mother's hips"; "She rode a wave of popularity"; "The brothers rode to an easy victory on their father's political name"
have certain properties when driven; "This car rides smoothly"; "My new truck drives well" [syn: drive]
lie moored or anchored; "Ship rides at anchor"
sit on and control a vehicle; "He rides his bicycle to work every day"; "She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town"
climb up on the body; "Shorts that ride up"; "This skirt keeps riding up my legs"
ride over, along, or through; "Travel the highways of America"; "Ride the freeways of California"
keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot; "Don't ride the clutch!"
copulate with; "The bull was riding the cow" [syn: mount]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English ridan "sit or be carried on" (as on horseback), "move forward; rock; float, sail" (class I strong verb; past tense rad, past participle riden), from Proto-Germanic *ridan (cognates: Old Norse riða, Old Saxon ridan, Old Frisian rida "to ride," Middle Dutch riden, Dutch rijden, Old High Germn ritan, German reiten), from PIE *reidh- "to ride" (cognates: Old Irish riadaim "I travel," Old Gaulish reda "chariot"). Common to Celtic and Germanic, perhaps a loan word from one to the other.\n
\nMeaning "heckle" is from 1912; that of "have sex with (a woman)" is from mid-13c.; that of "dominate cruelly" is from 1580s. To ride out "endure (a storm, etc.) without great damage" is from 1520s. To ride shotgun is 1963, from custom of having an armed man beside the driver on the stagecoach in Old West movies to ward off trouble. To ride shank's mare "walk" is from 1846 (see shank (n.)).
1759, "journey on the back of a horse or in a vehicle," from ride (v.); slang meaning "a motor vehicle" is recorded from 1930; sense of "amusement park device" is from 1934. Meaning "act of sexual intercourse" is from 1937. To take (someone) for a ride "tease, mislead, cheat," is first attested 1925, American English, possibly from underworld sense of "take on a car trip with intent to kill" (1927). Phrase go along for the ride in the figurative sense "join in passively" is from 1956. A ride cymbal (1956) is used by jazz drummers for keeping up continuous rhythm, as opposed to a crash cymbal (ride as "rhythm" in jazz slang is recorded from 1936).
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Bodkin \Bod"kin\ (b[o^]d"k[i^]n), n. [OE. boydekyn dagger; of uncertain origin; cf. W. bidog hanger, short sword, Ir. bideog, Gael. biodag.]
A dagger. [Obs.]
When he himself might his quietus make With a bare bodkin.
(Needlework) An implement of steel, bone, ivory, etc., with a sharp point, for making holes by piercing; a stiletto; an eyeleteer.
(Print.) A sharp tool, like an awl, used for picking out letters from a column or page in making corrections.
A kind of needle with a large eye and a blunt point, for drawing tape, ribbon, etc., through a loop or a hem; a tape needle.
Wedged whole ages in a bodkin's eye.
A kind of pin used by women to fasten the hair.
Usage examples of "ride".
Therefore take my rede, and abide till the Chapmen wend thither from Higham, who ride many in company.
Why, Abigail could best nearly any boy in the county at what were deemed masculine pursuits: hunting, riding and climbing trees.
CHAPTER 26 They Ride the Mountains Toward Goldburg Five days the Fellowship abode at Whiteness, and or ever they departed Clement waged men-at-arms of the lord of the town, besides servants to look to the beasts amongst the mountains, so that what with one, what with another, they entered the gates of the mountains a goodly company of four score and ten.
I particularly liked riding there, and it was a good place for Abseil, except that the uphill finish could find him out.
When he was ready to break camp, Ace decided to ride along the river until he came to a fur post.
The mist became a light, steady rain, and as Ace rode along, a soft patter filled the stillness of aspen and pine.
By noon he was riding a farmland road where the acequias carried the water down along the foot-trodden selvedges of the fields and he stood the horse to water and walked it up and back in the shade of a cottonwood grove to cool it.
Would it stay obstinately still or would I feel it riding up the side of the acetabulum on the way to its proper home?
Caroline and Amelia had been shocked when James brought her home, riding before him on his horse with Acorn trailing behind.
WAS NEXT MORNING, about an hour before dawn, that I found myself, against my better judgment, riding escort for Miz Lewis as we headed off into the far western acreage of the Cottonwood ranch.
He had ridden out with her once in the first week, and seemed to take pride in showing her the acreage belonging to the plantation, the fields in cane and food crops, the lay of the lands along the river.
A young officer with a bewildered and pained expression on his face stepped away from the man and looked round inquiringly at the adjutant as he rode by.
He rode off at a walk to the right and sent an adjutant to the dragoons with orders to attack the French.
Bay felt a shiver of foreboding when she saw Sloan riding toward the adobe house.
And as he rode along in that manner, taking frequent drinks, he did not think about any promises his master had made to him, and he did not consider it work but sheer pleasure to go around seeking adventures, no matter how dangerous they might be.