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, treadnoun

    a step in walking or running

  2. footstep, pace, step, stridenoun

    the distance covered by a step

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

  3. strideverb

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

    "they made big strides in productivity"

  4. strideverb

    walk with long steps

    "He strode confidently across the hall"

  5. strideverb

    cover or traverse by taking long steps

    "She strode several miles towards the woods"

Wiktionary

  1. stridenoun

    A long step.

  2. stridenoun

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

  3. strideverb

    To walk with long steps.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strideverb

    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. Strideverb

    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. Strideverb

    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. Strideverb

    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. Stridenoun

    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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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Evan Lucas:

    It certainly helped the materials space on the Aussie market, but all in all the market has taken the data in its stride, which in my view is a little bit disappointing.

  4. Ollie Webb:

    It was a massive shock to the whole family it was completely devastating, alfie is an extremely strong little boy he takes everything in his stride he amazes us all.

  5. Shogo Maekawa:

    Investors have priced in the possibility that the U.S. and North Korea would find some common ground, they don't expect that everything will be resolved at this summit but as long as investors confirm that two countries have found some common ground and will continue to have dialogue, the market will take this big event in stride.

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