Definitions for bestridebɪˈstraɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hop on, mount, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestride(verb)

    get up on the back of

    "mount a horse"

Wiktionary

  1. bestride(Verb)

    To be astride something, to sit on with legs on either side, especially to sit on a horse.

  2. bestride(Verb)

    To dominate

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bestride(verb)

    to stand or sit with anything between the legs, or with the legs astride; to stand over

  2. Bestride(verb)

    to step over; to stride over or across; as, to bestride a threshold

Anagrams for bestride »

  1. breedist, best ride

  2. Breedist

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O'Leary:

    Our people don't want to be registered with Danish unions because the Danish collective agreement -- which has been such a success on world-leading Danish airlines like Cimber Air, Sterling, Maersk, all of whom bestride the aviation globe as international colossi -- would require us to cut their pay, our pay is higher than the Danish collective agreement, but we would have to then pay for things like their underwear -- they have an underwear allowance because that's what's in the Danish collective agreement -- and, frankly, our pilots and cabin crew would rather buy their own knickers as long as we pay them more money.

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