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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ride, v. t.
 1. 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 air
 In whirlwind.   --Milton.
 2. To manage insolently at will; to domineer over.
    The nobility could no longer endure to be ridden by bakers, cobblers, and brewers.   --Swift.
 3. To convey, as by riding; to make or do by riding.
 Tue only men that safe can ride
 Mine errands on the Scottish side.   --Sir W. Scott.
 4. Surg. To overlap (each other); -- said of bones or fractured fragments.
 To ride a hobby, to have some favorite occupation or subject of talk.
 To ride and tie, to take turn with another in labor and rest; -- from the expedient adopted by two persons with one horse, one of whom rides the animal a certain distance, and then ties him for the use of the other, who is coming up on foot. --Fielding.
 To ride down. (a) To ride over; to trample down in riding; to overthrow by riding against; as, to ride down an enemy. (b) Naut. To bear down, as on a halyard when hoisting a sail.
 To ride out Naut., to keep safe afloat during (a storm) while riding at anchor or when hove to on the open sea; as, to ride out the gale.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tie, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tied (Obs. Tight ); p. pr. & vb. n. Tying ]
 1. To fasten with a band or cord and knot; to bind. Tie the kine to the cart.”
    My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother: bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck.   --Prov. vi. 20,21.
 2. To form, as a knot, by interlacing or complicating a cord; also, to interlace, or form a knot in; as, to tie a cord to a tree; to knit; to knot. “We do not tie this knot with an intention to puzzle the argument.”
 3. To unite firmly; to fasten; to hold.
    In bond of virtuous love together tied.   --Fairfax.
 4. To hold or constrain by authority or moral influence, as by knotted cords; to oblige; to constrain; to restrain; to confine.
 Not tied to rules of policy, you find
 Revenge less sweet than a forgiving mind.   --Dryden.
 5. Mus. To unite, as notes, by a cross line, or by a curved line, or slur, drawn over or under them.
 6. To make an equal score with, in a contest; to be even with.
 To ride and tie. See under Ride.
 To tie down. (a) To fasten so as to prevent from rising. (b) To restrain; to confine; to hinder from action.
 To tie up, to confine; to restrain; to hinder from motion or action.