stride

[c]/straɪd / (say struyd)

verb (strode, stridden, striding)
verb (i)
1. to walk with long steps, as with vigour, haste, impatience, or arrogance.
2. to take a long step.
3. to straddle.
verb (t)
4. to walk with long steps along, on, through, over, etc.: to stride the deck.
5. to pass over or across by one stride: to stride a ditch.
6. to straddle.
noun
7. a striding or a striding gait.
8. a long step in walking.
9. (in animal locomotion) an act of progressive movement, completed when all the feet are returned to the same relative position as at the beginning.
10. the distance covered by such a movement.
11. a regular or steady course, pace, etc.: to take it in one's stride.
12. (plural) Colloquial trousers.
13. Musicstride piano.
phrase
14. make strides, (sometimes followed by in) to gain greater power, success, etc.
{Middle English; Old English strīdan}
strider, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • stride — stride …   The Old English to English

  • stride — stride …   English to the Old English

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  • stride — ► VERB (past strode; past part. stridden) 1) walk with long, decisive steps. 2) (stride across/over) cross (an obstacle) with one long step. ► NOUN 1) a long, decisive step. 2) the length of a step or manne …   English terms dictionary

  • stride — [strīd] vi. strode, stridden, striding [ME striden < OE stridan, akin to Ger streiten, to quarrel < IE * streidh < base * (s)ter , to be stiff, rigid > STARE, STARVE] 1. to walk with long steps, esp. in a vigorous or swaggering manner …   English World dictionary

  • Stride — Stride, v. t. 1. To pass over at a step; to step over. A debtor that not dares to stride a limit. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To straddle; to bestride. [1913 Webster] I mean to stride your steed. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stride — Stride, v. t. [imp. {Strode}(Obs. {Strid}); p. p. {Stridden}(Obs. {Strid}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Striding}.] [AS. str[=i]dan to stride, to strive; akin to LG. striden, OFries. str[=i]da to strive, D. strijden to strive, to contend, G. streiten, OHG.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stride — Stride, n. The act of stridding; a long step; the space measured by a long step; as, a masculine stride. Pope. [1913 Webster] God never meant that man should scale the heavens By strides of human wisdom. Cowper. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stride — ● stride nom masculin (anglais stride, enjambée) Style de piano issu du ragtime, caractérisé par l alternance à la main gauche d une note basse sur les temps forts et d un accord plaqué sur les temps faibles …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Stride — (engl., spr. ßtraid , »weiter Schritt«), Ausgriff eines Pferdes, besonders bei Rennpferden die Weite des Galoppsprunges, die Räumigkeit der Bewegung; ein Pferd mit gutem S. deckt mit jedem Sprung viel Terrain …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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