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rid·er

 (rī′dər)
n.
1. One that rides, especially one who rides horses.
2. An unrelated provision added to a legislative bill as a means of trying to get the provision adopted along with the bill or to hamper the passage of the bill.
3. An amendment or addition annexed to a document, of which it is considered to be a part. Also called allonge.
4. Something, such as the top rail of a fence, that rests on or is supported by something else.

rider

(ˈraɪdə)
n
1. a person or thing that rides, esp a person who rides a horse, a bicycle, or a motorcycle
2. (Law) an additional clause, amendment, or stipulation added to a legal or other document, esp (in Britain) a legislative bill at its third reading
3. (Law) Brit a statement made by a jury in addition to its verdict, such as a recommendation for mercy
4. any of various objects or devices resting on, surmounting, or strengthening something else
5. (Chemistry) a small weight that can be slid along one arm of a chemical balance to make fine adjustments during weighing
6. (Geological Science) geology a thin seam, esp of coal or mineral ore, overlying a thicker seam
ˈriderless adj

rid•er

(ˈraɪ dər)

n.
1. a person who rides a horse, a bicycle, etc.
2. something that rides.
3. an additional, usu. unrelated clause attached to a legislative bill.
4. an addition or amendment to a document.
5. any object or device that straddles or moves along on something else.
6. a rail or stake used to brace the corners in a snake fence.
[before 1100]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rider - a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)rider - a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
hang glider - a rider of a hang glider
equestrian, horseback rider, horseman - a man skilled in equitation
pedaler, pedaller - a person who rides a pedal-driven vehicle (as a bicycle)
2.rider - a clause that is appended to a legislative bill
clause, article - a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)
bill, measure - a statute in draft before it becomes law; "they held a public hearing on the bill"
legislative act, statute - an act passed by a legislative body
3.rider - a traveler who actively rides a vehicle (as a bicycle or motorcycle)
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
4.rider - a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating itrider - a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
autobus, bus, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, passenger vehicle, omnibus, coach - a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport; "he always rode the bus to work"
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
railroad train, train - public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive; "express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction"
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
commuter - someone who travels regularly from home in a suburb to work in a city
fare - a paying (taxi) passenger
hitchhiker - a person who travels by getting free rides from passing vehicles
stowaway - a person who hides aboard a ship or plane in the hope of getting free passage
straphanger - a standing subway or bus passenger who grips a hanging strap for support

rider

noun horse-rider, jockey, equestrian, horseman, horsewoman A rider came towards us.
Translations
رَاكِبراكِب، مُمْتَطٍ
jezdec-ka-kyněřidič
rytter
ratsastaja
jahač
kerékpáros
reiîmaîur; faròegi
乗り手
타는 사람
jezdecvoznik
ryttare
ผู้ขับขี่
người cưỡi, người lái

rider

[ˈraɪdəʳ] N
1. (= horserider) → jinete mf
I'm not much of a riderapenasmontar
he's a fine rideres un jinete destacado
2. (= cyclist) → ciclista mf; (= motorcyclist) → motociclista mf, motorista mf (US) (Aut) → pasajero/a m/f, viajero/a m/f
3. (= additional clause) → aditamento m
with the rider thata condición de que ...
I must add the rider thatdebo añadir que ...

rider

[ˈraɪdər] n
(on horse)cavalier/ière m/f
She's a good rider → C'est une bonne cavalière.
(in race)jockey m
(on bicycle)cycliste mf
(on motorcycle)motocycliste mf
(in document)annexe f, clause additionnelle

rider

n
(= person, on horse) → Reiter(in) m(f); (on bicycle, motorcycle) → Fahrer(in) m(f)
(= addition)Zusatz m; (to document, will etc) → Zusatzklausel f; (to bill) → Allonge f; (to jury’s verdict) → zusätzliche Empfehlung; I’d just like to add one rider to thatzusätzlich (dazu) möchte ich noch eins sagen

rider

[ˈraɪdəʳ] n
a. (horse rider) → uomo/donna a cavallo; (skilled man) → cavallerizzo; (skilled woman) → cavallerizza, amazzone f; (jockey) → fantino/a; (cyclist) → ciclista m/f; (motorcyclist) → motociclista m/f
b. (addition to document) → clausola addizionale

ride

(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.
noun
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.

rider

رَاكِب jezdec rytter Reiter αναβάτης el que monta, viajero ratsastaja cavalier jahač ciclista 乗り手 타는 사람 berijder rytter jeździec ciclista/cavaleiro наездник ryttare ผู้ขับขี่ binici người cưỡi, người lái 骑手
References in classic literature ?
Though it was impossible to say in what the peculiarity of the horse and rider lay, yet at first glance at the esaul and Denisov one saw that the latter was wet and uncomfortable and was a man mounted on a horse, while looking at the esaul one saw that he was as comfortable and as much at ease as always and that he was not a man who had mounted a horse, but a man who was one with his horse, a being consequently possessed of twofold strength.
A truce to thine insolence, fellow,'' said the armed rider, breaking in on his prattle with a high and stern voice, ``and tell us, if thou canst, the road to How call'd you your Franklin, Prior Aymer?
Has a bad trick of whirling around without cause It's his idea of a joke on his rider.
The figures of a horse and rider came slowly through the eddying mist, and came to the side of the mail, where the passenger stood.
The beast shied, opened its wide nostrils and tossed its mane, then rearing high up in the air, its hind feet slipped and it fell with its rider down the steep mountain side.
It is not, however, for some weeks that the animal is ridden with the iron bit and solid ring, for it must learn to associate the will of its rider with the feel of the rein, before the most powerful bridle can be of any service.
As though she did not know which foot to put first, Frou-Frou started, dragging at the reins with her long neck, and as though she were on springs, shaking her rider from side to side.
By this time, he is exasperated to such frenzy, that they are sometimes obliged to throw cold water on him, to moderate his fury; and dangerous would it be, for horse and rider, were he, while in this paroxysm, to break his bonds.
The Indian steed, well trained to the chase, seems as mad as the rider, and pursues the game as eagerly as if it were his natural prey, on the flesh of which he was to banquet.
On the second day of her hunting, as she was returning from the chase, and was arrived within a little distance from Mr Western's house, her horse, whose mettlesome spirit required a better rider, fell suddenly to prancing and capering in such a manner that she was in the most imminent peril of falling.
Raoul continued his way and was visibly gaining ground; but the horse and its rider, of whom he did not lose sight, were evidently sinking.
Coming to a dead stop in a little copse thereabout, she suffered her rider to dismount with right goodwill, and to tie her to the trunk of a tree.