Definitions of straddle

  1. To part the legs wide; to stand or walk with the legs far apart.
  2. To stand or sit astride of.
  3. To be, or get, astride of.
  4. To stand or walk with the legs wide apart.
  5. To stride or part the legs wide: to stand or walk with the legs far apart.
  6. sit or stand astride of
  7. range or extend over; occupy a certain area; " The plants straddle the entire state"
  8. a gymnastic exercise performed with the legs straddling the parallel bars
  9. To part the legs wide; to stand or to walk with the legs far apart.
  10. To stand with the ends staggered; -- said of the spokes of a wagon wheel where they join the hub.
  11. To place one leg on one side and the other on the other side of; to stand or sit astride of; as, to straddle a fence or a horse.
  12. The act of standing, sitting, or walking, with the feet far apart.
  13. The position, or the distance between the feet, of one who straddles; as, a wide straddle.
  14. A stock option giving the holder the double privilege of a " put" and a " call," i. e., securing to the buyer of the option the right either to demand of the seller at a certain price, within a certain time, certain securities, or to require him to take at the same price, and within the same time, the same securities.
  15. To place one's self astride; to stand or walk with the legs far apart; to walk wide and awkwardly.
  16. the option to buy or sell a given stock ( or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date; consists of an equal number of put and call options
  17. The act of standing, sitting, or walking with the legs wide apart; the space between the feet or legs when wide apart.
  18. Act of striding.
  19. The act of straddling; distance between legs astraddle.
  20. The act of standing, sitting, or walking with feet unusually far apart; the distance between the feet of one who straddles.
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