What does stride mean?

Definitions for stridestraɪd; ˈstrɪd n

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"


  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

  2. Stride(verb)

    to stand with the legs wide apart; to straddle

  3. Stride(verb)

    to pass over at a step; to step over

  4. Stride(verb)

    to straddle; to bestride

  5. Stride(noun)

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

  6. Origin: [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.]


  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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Max Lerner:

    A President is best judged by the enemies he makes when he has really hit his stride.

  2. HP Lovecraft, From Beyond:

    I have harnessed the shadows that stride from world to world to sow death and madness...

  3. David Cordani:

    Watching Cedric’s stride I can tell when he is fatigued, the job is to try and understand him; push him in ways and pull him back in ways.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A woman tends to hide many shades of her personality from a man until she becomes his bride as then she takes him always for a ride in her stride.

  5. Eric Melzer:

    As it is with travel, we just have to take everything with stride, and you know there's no controlling these situations. You just have to see what happens.

Images & Illustrations of stride

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