road vs rode

road rode


  • 1) Nautical A roadstead.
  • 2) An open, generally public way for the passage of vehicles, people, and animals.
  • 3) A railroad.
  • 4) A course or path.
  • 5) The surface of a road; a roadbed.
  • 6) the broken, stone used in macadamizing roads.
  • 7) a heavy roller, or combinations of rollers, for making earth, macadam, or concrete roads smooth and compact.
  • 8) obsolete An inroad; an invasion; a raid.
  • 9) A place where ships may ride at anchor at some distance from the shore; a roadstead; -- often in the plural.
  • 10) [Colloq.] to engage in the business of a commercial traveler.
  • 11) traveling or passing over a road; coming or going; traveling; on the way.
  • 12) (Zoöl.) the chaparral cock.
  • 13) obsolete A journey, or stage of a journey.
  • 14) to begin or engage in traveling.
  • 15) [Western U.S.] a highwayman, especially on the stage routes of the unsettled western parts of the United States; -- a humorous euphemism.
  • 16) to engage in robbery upon the highways.
  • 17) A place where one may ride; an open way or public passage for vehicles, persons, and animals; a track for travel, forming a means of communication between one city, town, or place, and another.
  • 18) a guidebook in respect to roads and distances.
  • 19) a locomotive engine adapted to running on common roads.
  • 20) See roadkill in the vocabulary.
  • 21) a way or means to achieve something
  • 22) A hostile expedition; an incursion; an inroad; a raid. See raid.
  • 23) A ride; journey; expedition.
  • 24) A public way for passage or travel; a strip of ground appropriated for travel, forming a line of communication between different places; a highway; hence, any similar passage for travel, public or private; by extension, a railroad or railway. See street.
  • 25) The regulations embodied in a code of rules for the safe handling of vessels meeting or passing each other.
  • 26) Hence Any means or way of approach or access; a course; a path.
  • 27) A road over which logs are dragged, having heavy transverse skids, partially sunk in the ground, usually at intervals of about five feet.
  • 28) A place near the shore where vessels may anchor, differing from a harbor in not being sheltered. Also called roadstead.
  • 29) Synonyms Street, Passage, etc. (see way), lane, route, course, thoroughfare.
  • 30) The tour or route of a theatrical company. See on the road.
  • 31) (on the road) On tour, as a theatrical company.
  • 32) (on the road) Traveling, especially as a salesperson.
  • 33) (on the road) Wandering, as a vagabond.
  • 34) (down the road) In the future; at a later date.


  • 1) nautical The line from the vessel to its anchor. Also warp.
  • 2) A cable, chain, or rope, especially one attached to the anchor of a small boat.
  • 3) obsolete Redness; complexion.
  • 4) obsolete See rood, the cross.
  • 5) A rope attached to a boat-anchor or killock.
  • 6) An obsolete form of road.
  • 7) A Middle English form of rud.
  • 8) A Middle English form of rood.
  • 9) Simple past of ride.
  • 10) imp.ofride.
  • 11) Preteritofride.


  • 1) Then came the financial blow that forced him back on the road.
  • 2) Last season was his first training just across the road from his old boss.
  • 3) There is a long road ahead but no need to be pessimistic about the final destination.
  • 4) We were to stay on one road or take the other.
  • 5) The six of us follow the agents quietly back to the road.
  • 6) Those guys can hit the road.
  • 7) To an earlier generation, landscape would have meant drove roads and sunken lanes.
  • 8) Experts said that the rise could be explained by more people driving without insurance or by foreign motorists not being qualified to drive on British roads.
  • 9) Often in summer, owners feel they can't let their pets walk on a hot asphalt road.
  • 10) Why was the road not gritted again in the early morning?
  • 11) This allows lanes or roads to be shut.
  • 12) The jet hit the road near traffic lights where a lot of vehicles were waiting.
  • 13) We were just across the road from where the accident happened.
  • 14) Little pieces of metal shine in the asphalt on the road.
  • 15) The journey lasted two days and it was by a very hard mountain road.
  • 16) road tax should be our pass to drive on roads.
  • 17) There is still a lot to learn in these long road races.
  • 18) This might sound like a lot of fuss to make about one tree in one small road.
  • 19) The trials will not take place on public roads.
  • 20) We are already a long way down that road.
  • 21) The dynasty is on the road again.
  • 22) The roads are just about wide enough to take two vehicles abreast.
  • 23) Otherwise it could be a hard road to regain sense behind the wheel.
  • 24) No longer is road transportation the stuff of sweaty drivers and greasy mechanics.
  • 25) One man put a deposit on one over the road straight away.
  • 26) Florida is the perfect place for a road trip.
  • 27) Thus the driver on the minor road gave way if necessary.
  • 28) Went down the road, come back up.
  • 29) Just 100 should see you back on the road.
  • 30) In two cases, people wrongly allowed back on the road went on to cause fatal accidents.
  • 31) The difficulties of our road now increased, "if _road_ that might be called, which road was none," but black loose ashes, and masses of scoria and lava heaped in ridges, or broken into hollows in a manner not to be described.
  • 32) This _first broad road_ must again from the necessity of the case, for there was no other at that time, have been the road from Cheraw hill to Camden.
  • 33) Of these, the farthest to the East is the “Baltimore Pike, ” which passes by the East entrance to the Cemetery; the farthest to the West is the “Emmetsburg road, ” which is wholly outside of our line of battle, but near the Cemetery, is within a hundred yards of it; the “Taneytown road” is between these, running nearly due North and South, by the Eastern base of “Round Top, ” by the Western side of the Cemetery, and uniting with the Emmetsburg road between the Cemetery and the town.
  • 34) * takes Lotus Elise, crams it full of 10,000 laptop batteries, sells it for twice as much, makes tons of verbal promises to improve the technology and launch another model of car somewhere down the road ... maybe 2 years, maybe 4 years, maybe 10 years down the road* the Tesla IPO will be huge in News but not that huge in market if it happens too quickly given the current/near-future financial market basis.
  • 35) Steinem, who embarked last week on a 1,500-mile road trip through the swing states of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin check out Gloria’s ‘”notes from the road‘” and those photos with Le Tigre!
  • 36) Steinem, who embarked last week on a 1,500-mile road trip through the swing states of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin check out Gloria’s ‘”2 notes from the road‘” and those photos with Le Tigre!
  • 37) The term road rage was coined in Los Angeles - a city long known for its epic freeway jams.
  • 38) ‘New roads were constructed as wide boulevards to prevent fires from spreading from one side of the street to the other.’
  • 39) ‘Consequently, in the absence of a good public transport system, the vehicles on Delhi's roads have swollen to around 2.7 million.’
  • 40) ‘Training horses to accept traffic, road works and roadside obstacles is more important than ever in these days of litigation and the increasing number of vehicles on the roads.’
  • 41) ‘Watch out for surface drainage when new roads or driveways are constructed in the area.’
  • 42) ‘For example a neutrally grey road surface illuminated by sunlight falling through green foliage may be violet; but its local colour remains grey.’
  • 43) ‘If a road accident involves a rider who has dismounted and is leading their horse at the time, the rider would be classified as a pedestrian.’
  • 44) ‘A near-fatal road accident in 1925 dramatically altered the course of her life.’
  • 45) ‘His crisp white Greek Revival house still stands at a curve in the main road, momentarily blocking the bay view as you drive past.’
  • 46) ‘We travelled nine hours from Mexico City, and the bus let us off on the main road in the foothills, eight kilometres from town at midnight.’
  • 47) ‘In the film, Gary and Jack meet more or less by accident when they steal a car and head off on the back roads through outback New South Wales towards Sydney.’
  • 48) ‘Make sure fences, walls and gates are in good repair, so children cannot slip through holes onto busy roads.’
  • 49) ‘He likes to restage legendary road accidents, such as the ones that killed James Dean, Grace Kelly and Jane Mansfield.’
  • 50) ‘The curving lines of the roads give them the look of village lanes, and the few cars that venture into the cul-de-sacs usually travel slowly.’
  • 51) ‘These channels sometimes undercut farm roads and fields, causing them to collapse.’
  • 52) ‘Janet would walk across the road every morning and glean what knowledge she could from the two brothers while they were milking.’
  • 53) ‘Follow this road 1 1/2 miles northwest out of town to the Larson farm on the west side.’
  • 54) ‘Air pollutants, such as carbon monoxide, often found in buildings near major roads, restrict the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood.’
  • 55) ‘The prison officers chased him, but he crossed a very busy main road and they lost him.’
  • 56) ‘On Monday, we headed north to Montana along some narrow, winding two-lane mountain roads.’
  • 57) ‘The next day thousands of workers defied armed police and blockaded a major toll road into the provincial capital.’
  • 58) ‘Two projectors set up in front of a crumbling assemblage of wood shacks beamed dual images of the gangs onto a ten-story housing project as the inhabitants of the barrio formed a crowd in the middle of the road.’
  • 59) ‘Two more black cars were parked, blocking the road in front of Zoe.’
  • 60) ‘Understanding this can aid teachers and learners as they make sense of interpersonal conflict on the road to forming successful groups.’
  • 61) ‘Even though her storyline - which follows João on the road to stardom, with several stopovers in prison - can seem underdeveloped, Ramos is always charismatic.’
  • 62) ‘A gang of petty thieves make a big score on an armored van, but instead of landing on easy street, they find themselves on the road to frustration.’
  • 63) ‘Our story concerns the continuing growth and development of Anakin Skywalker on the road to becoming the greatest screen villain of all time.’
  • 64) ‘The project has provided new knowledge and skills for many producers, setting them on the road to achieving this.’
  • 65) ‘It's about how these children, many of whom lack self-confidence and are on the road toward delinquency, overcome challenges through this class.’
  • 66) ‘Clearly, fascism could serve as a way station on the road to other forms of anticapitalism.’
  • 67) ‘He has created a lavishly stunning, sweeping story of the little wooden doll's many adventures on the road to boyhood.’
  • 68) ‘Anointing the house cricket Timothy as Pinocchio's conscience guide, the two set off on a series of wild and wacky adventures, each providing a valuable lesson on the road to becoming a real boy.’
  • 69) ‘Eiriz's works resist the world and maintain a critical space apart from the propaganda of the world in a way profoundly akin to Adorno's formulation; they stand as powerful and moving signposts on the road to Dystopia.’
  • 70) ‘He said figuring out what caused the Columbia to break up could help pave the road to recovery.’
  • 71) ‘Doubling their latest annual dividend suggests they're well on the road to recovery.’
  • 72) ‘In many ways, we were on the road to perdition with agencies and advertisers.’
  • 73) ‘He is the great model of the free artist who follows his own, unimproved road.’
  • 74) ‘The bottom line to this week's two-step is that Zoellick and Lamy have a long road to walk before they get back to Doha.’
  • 75) ‘Authors of burlesque usually avoided the high ethical road of the satirist, who ridicules a folly or fashion in the hope of eradicating it.’
  • 76) ‘The path of voluptas led to earthly pleasure, while the road of virtue, which Hercules preferred, gave him ‘a place in the council of gods.’’


  • 1) They rode far south of the camp, toward a distant line of trees.
  • 2) Raising his hand in salute, he swung into the saddle and rode at a canter towards the coming battle.
  • 3) Anyway, she rode the bus from school to the Y every afternoon.
  • 4) Dixon reached over and got it, and without another word rode close to the mare and began to lash Newt with it.
  • 5) With only the 1,600-meter relay left to run in the Division II girls portion of the West Texas Relays, the Pecos girls track and field team knew their chances at the title rode on the last race.
  • 6) Like the wind upon which my name rode, an irresistible current runs deep in the hidden chambers of our hearts, “till human voices wake us, and we drown.”
  • 7) Martin rode down town on an electric car, and as he watched the houses and cross-streets slipping by he was aware of a regret that he was not more elated over his friend's success and over his own signal victory.
  • 8) My sister never again rode a Roller Coaster in her whole life.
  • 9) A volunteer named Junior Ervin rode in our car and told us historical facts and pointed out landmarks, like the river that has some of the best trout fishing in the East.
  • 10) As the train rode away, the man turned and left the station.
  • 11) ‘I also noted two woodcock roding high overhead.’

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