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  7  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Rid  \Rid\, 
  imp.  &  p.  p.  of  {Ride},  v.  i.  [Archaic] 
  He  rid  to  the  end  of  the  village,  where  he  alighted. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Rid  \Rid\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Rid}  or  {Ridded};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Ridding}.]  [OE.  ridden,  redden,  AS  hreddan  to  deliver, 
  liberate;  akin  to  D.  &  LG  redden,  G.  retten,  Dan.  redde,  Sw 
  r["a]dda,  and  perhaps  to  Skr.  ?rath  to  loosen.] 
  1.  To  save;  to  rescue;  to  deliver;  --  with  out  of  [Obs.] 
  Deliver  the  poor  and  needy;  rid  them  out  of  the  hand 
  of  the  wicked.  --Ps.  lxxxii. 
  2.  To  free  to  clear;  to  disencumber;  --  followed  by  of 
  ``Rid  all  the  sea  of  pirates.''  --Shak. 
  In  never  ridded  myself  of  an  overmastering  and 
  brooding  sense  of  some  great  calamity  traveling 
  toward  me  --De  Quincey. 
  3.  To  drive  away  to  remove  by  effort  or  violence;  to  make 
  away  with  to  destroy.  [Obs.] 
  I  will  red  evil  beasts  out  of  the  land.  --Lev.  xxvi. 
  Death's  men,  you  have  rid  this  sweet  young  prince! 
  4.  To  get  over  to  dispose  of  to  dispatch;  to  finish.  [R.] 
  ``Willingness  rids  way.''  --Shak. 
  Mirth  will  make  us  rid  ground  faster  than  if  thieves 
  were  at  our  tails.  --J.  Webster. 
  {To  be  rid  of},  to  be  free  or  delivered  from 
  {To  get  rid  of},  to  get  deliverance  from  to  free  one's  self 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Ride  \Ride\,  v.  i.  [imp.  {Rode}  (r[=o]d)  ({Rid}  [r[i^]d], 
  archaic);  p.  p.  {Ridden}({Rid},  archaic);  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Riding}.]  [AS.  r[=i]dan;  akin  to  LG  riden,  D.  rijden,  G. 
  reiten,  OHG.  r[=i]tan,  Icel.  r[=i][eth]a,  Sw  rida,  Dan. 
  ride;  cf  L.  raeda  a  carriage,  which  is  from  a  Celtic  word 
  Cf  {Road}.] 
  1.  To  be  carried  on  the  back  of  an  animal,  as  a  horse. 
  To-morrow,  when  ye  riden  by  the  way  --Chaucer. 
  Let  your  master  ride  on  before  and  do  you  gallop 
  after  him  --Swift. 
  2.  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.  --Macaulay. 
  3.  To  be  borne  or  in  a  fluid;  to  float;  to  lie. 
  Men  once  walked  where  ships  at  anchor  ride. 
  4.  To  be  supported  in  motion;  to  rest. 
  Strong  as  the  exletree  On  which  heaven  rides. 
  On  whose  foolish  honesty  My  practices  ride  easy! 
  5.  To  manage  a  horse,  as  an  equestrian. 
  He  rode,  he  fenced,  he  moved  with  graceful  ease. 
  6.  To  support  a  rider,  as  a  horse;  to  move  under  the  saddle; 
  as  a  horse  rides  easy  or  hard,  slow  or  fast 
  {To  ride  easy}  (Naut.),  to  lie  at  anchor  without  violent 
  pitching  or  straining  at  the  cables. 
  {To  ride  hard}  (Naut.),  to  pitch  violently. 
  {To  ride  out}. 
  a  To  go  upon  a  military  expedition.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
  b  To  ride  in  the  open  air.  [Colloq.] 
  {To  ride  to  hounds},  to  ride  behind,  and  near  to  the  hounds 
  in  hunting. 
  Syn:  Drive. 
  Usage:  {Ride},  {Drive}.  Ride  originally  meant  (and  is  so  used 
  throughout  the  English  Bible)  to  be  carried  on 
  horseback  or  in  a  vehicle  of  any  kind  At  present  in 
  England,  drive  is  the  word  applied  in  most  cases  to 
  progress  in  a  carriage;  as  a  drive  around  the  park, 
  etc.;  while  ride  is  appropriated  to  progress  on  a 
  horse.  Johnson  seems  to  sanction  this  distinction  by 
  giving  ``to  travel  on  horseback''  as  the  leading  sense 
  of  ride;  though  he  adds  ``to  travel  in  a  vehicle''  as 
  a  secondary  sense  This  latter  use  of  the  word  still 
  occurs  to  some  extent;  as  the  queen  rides  to 
  Parliament  in  her  coach  of  state;  to  ride  in  an 
  ``Will  you  ride  over  or  drive?''  said  Lord 
  Willowby  to  his  quest,  after  breakfast  that 
  morning.  --W.  Black. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Monosaccharide  \Mon`o*sac"cha*ride\,  n.  Also  -rid  \-rid\  . 
  [Mono-  +  saccharide.]  (Chem.) 
  A  simple  sugar;  any  of  a  number  of  sugars  (including  the 
  trioses,  tetroses,  pentoses,  hexoses,  etc.),  not  decomposable 
  into  simpler  sugars  by  hydrolysis.  Specif.,  as  used  by  some 
  a  hexose.  The  monosaccharides  are  all  open-chain  compounds 
  containing  hydroxyl  groups  and  either  an  aldehyde  group  or  a 
  ketone  group 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Trisaccharide  \Tri*sac"cha*ride\,  n.  Also  -rid  \-rid\  (Chem.) 
  A  complex  sugar,  as  raffinose,  yielding  by  hydrolysis  three 
  simple  sugar  molecules. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  (usually  followed  by  `of')  released  from  something  onerous 
  (especially  an  obligation  or  duty);  "quit  of  all 
  further  responsibility  for  their  safety";  "well  rid  of 
  him"  [syn:  {quit(p)},  {rid(p)}] 
  v  :  relieve  from  "Rid  the  the  house  of  pests"  [syn:  {free},  {disembarrass}] 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
  Relative  IDentifier 

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