Definition of Ride out

1. Verb. Hang on during a trial of endurance. "Ride out the storm"

Exact synonyms: Last Out, Outride, Stay
Specialized synonyms: Outstay
Derivative terms: Stayer

Definition of Ride out

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To tackle a difficult problem and survive. ¹

2. Verb. (nautical) To survive in a storm (about a ship) and keep afloat ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ride Out

ride a horse foaled by an acorn
ride along
ride alongs
ride away
ride cymbal
ride cymbals
ride down
ride height
ride heights
ride herd
ride herd on
ride horseback
ride off
ride one's luck
ride out (current term)
ride roughshod
ride roughshod over
ride shotgun
ride tall in the saddle
ride the bench
ride the coattails
ride the pine
ride the rails
ride the short bus
ride the wave
ride up
ride with the punches

Literary usage of Ride out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1918)
"He says he often saw Surratt ride out. "I have seen Surratt ride out with Booth, and I have seen him ride out with Atzerodt. I have seen Booth, Atzerodt and ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"You musn't be afraid of bad tongues because you ride out with me. Mrs .Trumpler will of course take it up. ..."

3. The Journal of the Rev. Francis Asbury, Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal by Francis Asbury (1821)
"I visit, dine, and ride out every day;—but it is very hard work for me to eat, drink, talk, and do nothing. As I am not a man of the world the most of the ..."

4. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"To shew that Lowick did engage in the design, he acquainted him with it the 14th, by tolling him the king was to be seized, ami they were to ride out, ..."

5. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers (1853)
"There, »bo, you ahull be clothed with gtory and majesty, and {.ut into an equipage fit to ride out with the King of Glory. ..."

6. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1856)
"... that if anybody be disposed to ride out, [I] may meet 'em there. I have got a rug at Coleshill that is of service. My horse is at Mr. Noble's here. ..."

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