What does stride mean?

Definitions for stride
straɪd; ˈstrɪd nstride

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word stride.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pace, stride, tread(noun)

    a step in walking or running

  2. footstep, pace, step, stride(noun)

    the distance covered by a step

    "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"

  3. stride(verb)

    significant progress (especially in the phrase "make strides")

    "they made big strides in productivity"

  4. stride(verb)

    walk with long steps

    "He strode confidently across the hall"

  5. stride(verb)

    cover or traverse by taking long steps

    "She strode several miles towards the woods"

Wiktionary

  1. stride(Noun)

    A long step.

  2. stride(Noun)

    The number of memory locations between successive elements in an array, pixels in a bitmap, etc.

  3. stride(Verb)

    To walk with long steps.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stride(verb)

    to walk with long steps, especially in a measured or pompous manner

    Etymology: [AS. strdan to stride, to strive; akin to LG. striden, OFries. strda to strive, D. strijden to strive, to contend, G. streiten, OHG. strtan; of uncertain origin. Cf. Straddle.]

  2. Stride(verb)

    to stand with the legs wide apart; to straddle

    Etymology: [AS. strdan to stride, to strive; akin to LG. striden, OFries. strda to strive, D. strijden to strive, to contend, G. streiten, OHG. strtan; of uncertain origin. Cf. Straddle.]

  3. Stride(verb)

    to pass over at a step; to step over

    Etymology: [AS. strdan to stride, to strive; akin to LG. striden, OFries. strda to strive, D. strijden to strive, to contend, G. streiten, OHG. strtan; of uncertain origin. Cf. Straddle.]

  4. Stride(verb)

    to straddle; to bestride

    Etymology: [AS. strdan to stride, to strive; akin to LG. striden, OFries. strda to strive, D. strijden to strive, to contend, G. streiten, OHG. strtan; of uncertain origin. Cf. Straddle.]

  5. Stride(noun)

    the act of stridding; a long step; the space measured by a long step; as, a masculine stride

    Etymology: [AS. strdan to stride, to strive; akin to LG. striden, OFries. strda to strive, D. strijden to strive, to contend, G. streiten, OHG. strtan; of uncertain origin. Cf. Straddle.]

Freebase

  1. 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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stride

    strīd, v.i. to walk with long steps: to straddle.—v.t. to pass over at a step: to bestride, ride upon:—pa.t. strōde (obs. strid); pa.p. strid′den.n. a long step, the space passed over in such. [A.S. strídan, to stride; Ger. streiten, strive.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stride' in Verbs Frequency: #1026

Anagrams for stride »

  1. drites

  2. direst

  3. driest

  4. ridest

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How to say stride in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stride in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stride in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of stride in a Sentence

  1. Ben Crenshaw:

    It's emotional for every champion who decides to step down, it's a tough decision. It's probably easier for some, like me. But I'm just going to try to take it in stride. It's part of life.

  2. Katrina Adams:

    There's a lot of electricity about our young players coming up... Madison Keyes is emerging, Sloane Stephens seems to be back on track, and there's also Taylor Townsend and Christina McHale, obviously at the top you've got Serena and Venus( Williams), so that shows that the diversity in the sport is really high here in America with these kids emerging and having a great stride. I think the sport is growing.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The trouble in the life of the couple gets double in the first year, triple in the second year and then multiple in the subsequent years, if the groom lets the bride to take him on her stride right from their wedding day.

  4. Steven Schlozman:

    We don't know whether it's something that kids take in stride or whether this has a lasting impact that makes them less willing to take the kinds of healthy risks that we want children to take for the purposes of their development.

  5. Daniel Ives:

    It appears the company is hitting its stride as product innovation on the (software subscription) front coupled with a more acquisitive strategy are laying the groundwork for another strong year in 2015, cyber security tailwinds are massive and Check Point is at the right place at the right time.

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