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rid·ing 1

 (rī′dĭng)
n.
1. The act of riding.
2. Horseback riding.

rid·ing 2

 (rī′dĭng)
n.
1. An administrative division or electoral division in Canada.
2. Any one of three former administrative divisions of Yorkshire, England.

[Middle English, alteration of trithing, from Old English *thrithing, from Old Norse thridhjungr, third part, from thridhi, third; see trei- in Indo-European roots.]
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riding

(ˈraɪdɪŋ)
n
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège)
a. the art or practice of horsemanship
b. (as modifier): a riding school; riding techniques.

riding

(ˈraɪdɪŋ)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (capital when part of a name) any of the three former administrative divisions of Yorkshire: North Riding, East Riding, and West Riding
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Canada) a parliamentary constituency
3. (in New Zealand) a rural electorate for local government
[from Old English thriding, from Old Norse thrithjungr a third. The th- was lost by assimilation to the -t or -th that preceded it, as in west thriding, etc]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

rid•ing1

(ˈraɪ dɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of a person or thing that rides.
adj.
2. used in or for traveling or riding: riding boots.
[before 1000]

ri•ding2

(ˈraɪ dɪŋ)

n.
1. any of the three former administrative divisions of Yorkshire, England. Compare East Riding, North Riding, West Riding.
2. any similar administrative division.
3. (in Canada) a political constituency.
[1250–1300; Middle English triding, Old English *thriding < Old Norse thridjungr third part; t- (of Middle English), alter. of th- (of Old English), lost by assimilation to -t in east, west, which commonly preceded]
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riding

  • davering - Riding or walking in a dazed condition.
  • dressage - The art of riding and training horses, from French dresser, "to train."
  • road - First meant "riding" or "hostile incursion on horseback"—a sense preserved in "inroads."
  • jounce - To move roughly or violently up and down, as when one is riding a horse.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.riding - the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movementsriding - the sport of siting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements
equestrian sport - a sport that tests horsemanship
pony-trekking - a sport in which people ride across country on ponies
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
ride horseback - ride on horseback
prance - ride a horse such that it springs and bounds forward
prance - cause (a horse) to bound spring forward
canter - ride at a cantering pace; "He cantered the horse across the meadow"
gallop - ride at a galloping pace; "He was galloping down the road"
post - ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait
gallop, extend - cause to move at full gallop; "Did you gallop the horse just now?"
trot - ride at a trot
2.riding - travel by being carried on horseback
travel, traveling, travelling - the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
bronco busting - breaking a bronco to saddle
endurance riding - riding for long hours over long distances
pack riding - riding with a pack
trail riding - riding along a roughly blazed path
ride, sit - 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"
override - ride (a horse) too hard
outride - ride better, faster, or further than; "The champion bicyclist outrode all his competitors"
dismount, unhorse, get down, light, get off - alight from (a horse)
ride horseback - ride on horseback
prance - ride a horse such that it springs and bounds forward
prance - cause (a horse) to bound spring forward
canter - ride at a canter; "The men cantered away"
canter - ride at a cantering pace; "He cantered the horse across the meadow"
gallop - ride at a galloping pace; "He was galloping down the road"
post - ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait
gallop, extend - cause to move at full gallop; "Did you gallop the horse just now?"
trot - ride at a trot
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Translations
jízda na koni
ridning
ratsastus
jahanje
乗馬
승마
jahanje
ridning
การขี่ม้า
môn cưỡi ngựa

riding

[ˈraɪdɪŋ]
A. Nequitación f
I like ridingme gusta montar a caballo
B. CPD riding boots NPLbotas fpl de montar
riding breeches NPLpantalones mpl de montar
riding crop Nfusta f
riding habit Namazona f, traje m de montar
riding jacket Nchaqueta f de montar
riding master Nprofesor m de equitación
riding school Nescuela f de equitación
riding stables NPLcuadras fpl
riding whip N = riding crop
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

riding

[ˈraɪdɪŋ]
néquitation f
to go riding → faire de l'équitation, faire du cheval
modif [club, hat, lesson] → d'équitation riding boots, riding crop, riding jacket, riding school, riding stable, riding whipriding boots nplbottes fpl de chevalriding crop ncravache friding jacket nveste f de chevalriding school nécole f d'équitationriding stable n riding stables nplcentre m équestreriding whip ncravache f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

riding

nReiten nt; I enjoy ridingich reite gern

riding

in cpdsReit-;
riding breeches
plReithosen pl, → Breeches pl; a pair of ridingeine Reithose
riding crop
nReitgerte f
riding habit
nReitkostüm nt, → Reitkleid nt
riding jacket
nReitjacke f
riding light
n (Naut) → Ankerlicht nt
riding master
nReitlehrer m
riding whip
nReitpeitsche f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

riding

[ˈraɪdɪŋ] n (horse-riding) → equitazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

riding

رُكُوب jízda na koni ridning Reiten ιππασία monta ratsastus équitation jahanje equitazione 乗馬 승마 rijden ridning jadący konno equitação езда ridning การขี่ม้า ata binme môn cưỡi ngựa 骑术
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References in classic literature ?
Penelope stood there in her trim riding habit,--a garb in which he had never seen her.
"Charlie is riding his own horse," Lady Grace answered.
The next moment, straightening up in the saddle with a movement he could not fail to identify, she put the horse into a gallop, riding away with her back toward them.
Endeavoring to orient himself, as a surveyor or navigator might say, the man moved his eyes slowly along its visible length and at a distance of a quarter-mile to the south of his station saw, dim and gray in the haze, a group of horsemen riding to the north.
The foremost, wearing a Cossack cloak and lambskin cap and riding a white horse, was Prince Bagration.
"If you were riding him," said the Englishman, "I'd bet on you."
But when war broke out, a heavily armed soldier mounted the Horse, and riding him to the charge, rushed into the very midst of the enemy.
Miss Crawford's enjoyment of riding was such that she did not know how to leave off.
He wore his own dark hair, and was accoutred in a riding dress, which together with his large boots (resembling in shape and fashion those worn by our Life Guardsmen at the present day), showed indisputable traces of the bad condition of the roads.
My mother and an old riding horse of our master's were also standing near, and seemed to know all about it.
The sight of that wormwood tormented by the pitiless wind made Vasili Andreevich shudder, he knew not why, and he hurriedly began urging the horse on, not noticing that when riding up to the wormwood he had quite changed his direction and was now heading the opposite way, though still imagining that he was riding towards where the hut should be.
She was dressed in a blue riding dress, with a cap of the same color.