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Definition of bike verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    bike

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//baɪk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//baɪk//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bike
    BrE BrE//baɪk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//baɪk//
     
    he / she / it bikes
    BrE BrE//baɪks//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//baɪks//
     
    past simple biked
    BrE BrE//baɪkt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//baɪkt//
     
    past participle biked
    BrE BrE//baɪkt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//baɪkt//
     
    -ing form biking
    BrE BrE//ˈbaɪkɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbaɪkɪŋ//
     
    Cycling, Types of vehicle
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] (+ adv./prep.) (informal) to go somewhere on a bicycle or motorcycle My dad bikes to work every day. See related entries: Cycling
  2. 2[transitive] bike something (+ adv./prep.) (informal) to send something to somebody by motorcycle I'll bike the contract over to you this afternoon. See related entries: Types of vehicle
  3. Word Origin late 19th cent.: abbreviation.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bike