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Past participle of ride.
Dominated, harassed, or obsessed by. Often used in combination: disease-ridden; grief-ridden.
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the past participle of ride
(in combination) afflicted, affected, or dominated by something specified: damp-ridden; disease-ridden.
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(ˈrɪd n)

a pp. of ride.


a combining form meaning “obsessed with,” “overwhelmed by” (torment-ridden) or “burdened with” (debt-ridden).
[see ridden]
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[ˈrɪdn] PP of ride a horse ridden byun caballo montado por ...
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ptp of ride
adj angst-riddenangsterfüllt; debt-riddenhoch verschuldet; disease-riddenvon Krankheiten befallen; strife-riddenzerstritten; ridden with crimemit hoher Kriminalität; ridden with intoleranceohne die leiseste Spur von Toleranz
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(raid) past tense rode (roud) : past participle ridden (ˈridn) verb
1. to travel or be carried (in a car, train etc or on a bicycle, horse etc). He rides to work every day on an old bicycle; The horsemen rode past.
2. to (be able to) ride on and control (a horse, bicycle etc). Can you ride a bicycle?
3. to take part (in a horse-race etc). He's riding in the first race.
4. to go out regularly on horseback (eg as a hobby). My daughter rides every Saturday morning.
1. a journey on horseback, on a bicycle etc. He likes to go for a long ride on a Sunday afternoon.
2. a usually short period of riding on or in something. Can I have a ride on your bike?
ˈrider noun
ˈriding-school noun
a place where people are taught to ride horses.
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