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Ride vs. Raid — What's the Difference?

Ride vs. Raid — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Ride and Raid

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Ride

To be contingent; depend
The final outcome rides on the results of the election.
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Raid

An attack or invasion for the purpose of making arrests, seizing property, or plundering.
A police raid of a narcotics factory
A raid of contractors on the public treasury
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Ride

To be carried or conveyed, as in a vehicle or on horseback.
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Raid

A surprise attack by a small armed force.
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Ride

(Sports) To participate in a board sport such as snowboarding.
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Raid

A sudden forcible entry into a place by police
A raid on a gambling den.
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Ride

To travel over a surface
This car rides well.
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Raid

An entrance into another's territory for the purpose of seizing goods or valuables.
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Ride

To move by way of an intangible force or impetus; move as if on water
The President rode into office on a tide of discontent.
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Raid

A predatory operation mounted against a competitor, especially an attempt to lure away the personnel or membership of a competing organization.
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Ride

(Nautical) To lie at anchor
Battleships riding at the mouth of the estuary.
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Raid

An attempt to seize control of a company, as by acquiring a majority of its stock.
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Ride

To seem to float
The moon was riding among the clouds.
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Raid

An attempt by speculators to drive stock prices down by coordinated selling.
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Ride

To be sustained or supported on a pivot, axle, or other point.
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Raid

To make a raid on.
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Ride

To continue without interference
Let the matter ride.
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Raid

To conduct a raid or participate in one.
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Ride

To work or move from the proper place, especially on the body
Pants that ride up.
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Raid

(military) A quick hostile or predatory incursion or invasion in a battle.
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Ride

To sit on and control the movement of
Rode a motorcycle to town.
Ride a horse to the village.
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Raid

(sports) An attacking movement.
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Ride

(Sports) To glide or move while standing on or having one's feet attached to (a board, such as a snowboard).
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Raid

(Internet) An activity initiated at or towards the end of a live broadcast by the broadcaster that sends its viewers to a different broadcast, primarily intended to boost the viewership of the receiving broadcaster. This is frequently accompanied by a message in the form of a hashtag that is posted in the broadcast's chat by the viewers.
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Ride

To travel over, along, or through
Ride the highways.
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Raid

(online gaming) A large group in a massively multiplayer online game, consisting of multiple parties who team up to defeat a powerful enemy.
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Ride

To be supported or carried on
A swimmer riding the waves.
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Raid

(transitive) To engage in a raid against.
The police raided the gambling den.
The soldiers raided the village and burned it down.
A group of mobsters raided an art museum and stole a bunch of paintings.
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Ride

To take part in or do by riding
He rode his last race.
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Raid

(transitive) To lure from another; to entice away from.
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Ride

To cause to ride, especially to cause to be carried
The police rode him down to the station.
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Raid

(transitive) To indulge oneself by taking from.
I raided the fridge for snacks.
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Ride

(Sports) To control (an opponent) in wrestling, usually by holding the opponent down.
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Raid

A hostile or predatory incursion; an inroad or incursion of mounted men; a sudden and rapid invasion by a cavalry force; a foray.
Marauding chief! his sole delightThe moonlight raid, the morning fight.
There are permanent conquests, temporary occupations, and occasional raids.
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Ride

(Nautical) To keep (a vessel) at anchor.
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Raid

An attack or invasion for the purpose of making arrests, seizing property, or plundering; as, a raid of the police upon a gambling house; a raid of contractors on the public treasury.
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Ride

To tease or ridicule.
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Raid

To make a raid upon or into; as, two regiments raided the border counties.
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Ride

To harass with persistent carping and criticism.
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Raid

A sudden short attack
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Ride

To keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot
Don't ride the clutch or the brakes.
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Raid

An attempt by speculators to defraud investors
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Ride

The act or an instance of riding, as in a vehicle or on an animal.
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Raid

Search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on;
The police raided the crack house
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Ride

A path made for riding on horseback, especially through woodlands.
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Raid

Enter someone else's territory and take spoils;
The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly
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Ride

A device, such as one at an amusement park, that one rides for pleasure or excitement.
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Raid

Take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock;
T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies
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Ride

A means of transportation
Waiting for her ride to come.
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Raid

Search for something needed or desired;
Our babysitter raided our refrigerator
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Ride

To transport oneself by sitting on and directing a horse, later also a bicycle etc.
I ride to work every day and park the bike outside the office.
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Ride

To be transported in a vehicle; to travel as a passenger.
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Ride

To transport (someone) in a vehicle.
The cab rode him downtown.
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Ride

(intransitive) Of a ship: to sail, to float on the water.
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Ride

To be carried or supported by something lightly and quickly; to travel in such a way, as though on horseback.
The witch cackled and rode away on her broomstick.
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Ride

(transitive) To traverse by riding.
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Ride

(transitive) To convey, as by riding; to make or do by riding.
How many races have you ridden this year?
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Ride

(intransitive) To support a rider, as a horse; to move under the saddle.
A horse rides easy or hard, slow or fast.
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Ride

To mount (someone) to have sex with them; to have sexual intercourse with.
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Ride

To nag or criticize; to annoy (someone).
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Ride

(intransitive) Of clothing: to gradually move (up) and crease; to ruckle.
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Ride

(intransitive) To rely, depend (on).
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Ride

(intransitive) Of clothing: to rest (in a given way on a part of the body).
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Ride

(lacrosse) To play defense on the defensemen or midfielders, as an attackman.
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Ride

To manage insolently at will; to domineer over.
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Ride

(surgery) To overlap (each other); said of bones or fractured fragments.
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Ride

To monitor (some component of an audiovisual signal) in order to keep it within acceptable bounds.
Vocal riding
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Ride

(music) In jazz, to play in a steady rhythmical style.
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Ride

An instance of riding.
Can I have a ride on your bike?
We took the horses for an early-morning ride in the woods.
Go for a quick ride
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Ride

(informal) A vehicle.
That's a nice ride; what did it cost?
Pimp my ride
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Ride

An amusement ridden at a fair or amusement park.
The kids went on all the rides
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Ride

A lift given to someone in another person's vehicle.
Can you give me a ride home?
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Ride

(UK) A road or avenue cut in a wood, for riding; a bridleway or other wide country path.
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Ride

A saddle horse.
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Ride

(Ireland) A person (or sometimes a thing or a place) that is visually attractive.
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Ride

(music) In jazz, a steady rhythmical style.
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Ride

A wild, bewildering experience of some duration.
That story was a ride from start to finish.
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Ride

(slang) An act of sexual intercourse
I gave my boyfriend a ride before breakfast.
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Ride

To be carried on the back of an animal, as a horse.
To-morrow, when ye riden by the way.
Let your master ride on before, and do you gallop after him.
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Ride

To be borne in a carriage; as, to ride in a coach, in a car, and the like. See Synonym, below.
The richest inhabitants exhibited their wealth, not by riding in gilden carriages, but by walking the streets with trains of servants.
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Ride

To be borne or in a fluid; to float; to lie.
Men once walked where ships at anchor ride.
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Ride

To be supported in motion; to rest.
Strong as the exletreeOn which heaven rides.
On whose foolish honestyMy practices ride easy!
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Ride

To manage a horse, as an equestrian.
He rode, he fenced, he moved with graceful ease.
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Ride

To support a rider, as a horse; to move under the saddle; as, a horse rides easy or hard, slow or fast.
"Will you ride over or drive?" said Lord Willowby to his quest, after breakfast that morning.
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Ride

To sit on, so as to be carried; as, to ride a horse; to ride a bicycle.
[They] rend up both rocks and hills, and ride the airIn whirlwind.
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Ride

To manage insolently at will; to domineer over.
The nobility could no longer endure to be ridden by bakers, cobblers, and brewers.
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Ride

To convey, as by riding; to make or do by riding.
Tue only men that safe can rideMine errands on the Scottish side.
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Ride

To overlap (each other); - said of bones or fractured fragments.
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Ride

The act of riding; an excursion on horseback or in a vehicle.
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Ride

A saddle horse.
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Ride

A road or avenue cut in a wood, or through grounds, to be used as a place for riding; a riding.
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Ride

A journey in a vehicle driven by someone else;
He took the family for a drive in his new car
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Ride

A mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement
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Ride

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
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Ride

Be carried or travel on or in a vehicle;
I ride to work in a bus
He rides the subway downtown every day
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Ride

Continue undisturbed and without interference;
Let it ride
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Ride

Move like a floating object;
The moon rode high in the night sky
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Ride

Harass with persistent criticism or carping;
The children teased the new teacher
Don't ride me so hard over my failure
His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie
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Ride

Be sustained or supported or borne;
His glasses rode high on his nose
The child rode on his mother's hips
She rode a wave of popularity
The brothers rode to an easy victory on their father's political name
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Ride

Have certain properties when driven;
This car rides smoothly
My new truck drives well
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Ride

Be contingent on;
The outcomes rides on the results of the electin
Your grade will depends on your homework
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Ride

Lie moored or anchored;
Ship rides at anchor
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Ride

Sit on and control a vehicle;
He rides his bicycle to work every day
She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town
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Ride

Climb up on the body;
Shorts that ride up
This skirt keeps riding up my legs
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Ride

Ride over, along, or through;
Travel the highways of America
Ride the freeways of California
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Ride

Keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot;
Don't ride the clutch!
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Ride

Copulate with;
The bull was riding the cow
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