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bicycle vs ride ride vs bicycle

bicycle and ride both are nouns.

bicycle and ride both are verbs.

As verbs, ride is a hypernym of bicycle; that is, ride is a word with a broader meaning than bicycle and bicycle is a type of ride with the definitions:
  • ride a bicycle
bicycle (noun) ride (noun)
a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement
bicycle (verb) ride (verb)
ride a bicycle sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
be carried or travel on or in a vehicle
continue undisturbed and without interference
move like a floating object
harass with persistent criticism or carping
be sustained or supported or borne
have certain properties when driven
be contingent on
lie moored or anchored
sit on and control a vehicle
climb up on the body
ride over, along, or through
keep partially engaged by slightly depressing a pedal with the foot
copulate with