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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.]

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]

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]

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.
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
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

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

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

riding

[ˈraɪdɪŋ] n (horse-riding) → equitazione f

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
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.
His eyes kept closing, and in his fancy appeared- now the Emperor, now Denisov, and now Moscow memories- and he again hurriedly opened his eyes and saw close before him the head and ears of the horse he was riding, and sometimes, when he came within six paces of them, the black figures of hussars, but in the distance was still the same misty darkness.
Keep to the right, your honor, there are bushes here," came the voice of an hussar, past whom Rostov was riding in the act of falling asleep.
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.
But the following Sunday found him on a horse himself, across the bay and riding through the Piedmont hills.
And so am I,' returned Edward, 'though I was unconsciously riding fast just now, in compliment I suppose to the pace of my thoughts, which were travelling post.
The girl raised her riding whip and struck repeatedly but futilely against the iron headgear of her assailant while he swung his horse up the road, and, dragging her palfrey after him, galloped rapidly out of sight.
After riding about a hundred yards toward the forest, the major suddenly and sharply reined in his horse and sat motionless in the saddle.
When they came there was plenty of work for Merrylegs, for nothing pleased them so much as getting on him by turns and riding him all about the orchard and the home paddock, and this they would do by the hour together.
At a brisk trot the three friends left Cardillac and its wine-house behind them, riding without a halt past St.
Anna, quietly walking her horse, a sturdy English cob with cropped mane and short tail, her beautiful head with her black hair straying loose under her high hat, her full shoulders, her slender waist in her black riding habit, and all the ease and grace of her deportment, impressed Dolly.