Definitions for stridestraɪd; ˈstrɪd n
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
stridestraɪd; ˈstrɪd n(v.; n.)strode, strid•den; strid•ing
(v.i.)to walk with long steps.
(v.t.)to walk with long steps over or along:
to stride the deck.
to pass over in one long step:
to stride a ditch.
(n.)a striding manner or gait.
a long step in walking.
a progressive movement, as of a horse, composed of characteristic steps in which each foot is returned to its relative starting position.
Category: Animal Behavior
the distance covered in a stride.
a steady natural pace.
a step forward in development or progress.
Idioms for stride:
hit one's stride, to achieve a steady pace. to reach the level at which one functions most competently.
Category: Idiom, Common Vocabulary
take in stride,to deal with calmly or acceptingly.
Origin of stride:
bef. 900; (v.) ME; OE strīdan, c. MLG strīden to set the legs apart
pace, stride, tread(noun)
a step in walking or running
footstep, pace, step, stride(noun)
the distance covered by a step
"he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"
significant progress (especially in the phrase "make strides")
"they made big strides in productivity"
walk with long steps
"He strode confidently across the hall"
cover or traverse by taking long steps
"She strode several miles towards the woods"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to walk quickly with large steps
She strode across the room.
a large step when walking
He crossed the room in three strides.
A long step.
The number of memory locations between successive elements in an array, pixels in a bitmap, etc.
To walk with long steps.
to walk with long steps, especially in a measured or pompous manner
to stand with the legs wide apart; to straddle
to pass over at a step; to step over
to straddle; to bestride
the act of stridding; a long step; the space measured by a long step; as, a masculine stride
Stride is American progressive metal band that formed in Houston in 1996. They currently have three releases including the 2003 album Bah Humbug which is an album of Christmas songs. Stride also played in the ProgPower USA VI music festival.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'stride' in Verbs Frequency: #1026
Translations for stride
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a long step
He walked with long strides.
- голяма крачкаBulgarian
- passadaPortuguese (BR)
- dlouhý krokCzech
- der SchrittGerman
- langt skridtDanish
- διασκελισμός, δρασκελιάGreek
- pikk sammEstonian
- گام بلندFarsi
- grands pasFrench
- लंबे डग भरनाHindi
- dugačak korak, korakCroatian
- (hosszú, nagy) lépésHungarian
- langkah panjangIndonesian
- stór skrefIcelandic
- (passo lungo)Italian
- 큰 걸음Korean
- plats solisLatvian
- langkah panjangMalay
- grote pasDutch
- langt skrittNorwegian
- (długi) krokPolish
- گام بلندPersian
- لوړ ګامPashto
- pas mareRomanian
- большой шагRussian
- dlhý krokSlovak
- dolg korakSlovenian
- krupan korakSerbian
- การเดินก้าวยาว ๆThai
- uzun adımTurkish
- 大步Chinese (Trad.)
- великий крокUkrainian
- لمبا قدمUrdu
- sải chânVietnamese
- 大步Chinese (Simp.)
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