AskDefine | Define riding

Dictionary Definition

riding adj : traveling by wheeled vehicle such as bicycle or automobile e.g.; "the riding public welcomed the new buses" [syn: awheel]


1 riding a horse as a sport [syn: horseback riding, equitation]
2 riding a horse as a means of transportation [syn: horseback riding]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. present participle of ride


  1. Historically, one of the three administrative divisions of Yorkshire and some other northern counties.
  2. A path cut through woodland.
  3. In the context of "Canadian": Electoral district or constituency.

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Extensive Definition

Riding is a homonym of two distinct English words:
From Old English *þriðing:
From the word ride
riding in Simple English: Riding

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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