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motorcycle vs ride ride vs motorcycle

motorcycle and ride both are nouns.

motorcycle and ride both are verbs.

As verbs, ride is a hypernym of motorcycle; that is, ride is a word with a broader meaning than motorcycle and motorcycle is a type of ride with the definitions:
  • ride a motorcycle
motorcycle (noun) ride (noun)
a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)
a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement
motorcycle (verb) ride (verb)
ride a motorcycle 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