stride

[stɹˈa͡ɪd], [stɹˈa‍ɪd], [s_t_ɹ_ˈaɪ_d]

Definitions of stride:

  1.   To walk with long steps; to stand with the legs far apart; to pass over at a step. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2.   To walk with long steps. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3.   Striding. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   Stridden. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5.   To walk with long steps; to straddle. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6.   A long step. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7.   To pass over at a step; to bestride. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8.   A long, often measured, step. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9.   Strode. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10.   To pass over at a step:- pa. t. strode ( obs. strid); pa. p. stridden. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11.   To pass over with one step; to straddle. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Quotes for stride:

  1. If you get a bad review, you take that in your stride – Anish Kapoor
  2. We hit a stride where all self -consciousness disappeared. – Joshua Leonard
  3. A President is best judged by the enemies he makes when he has really hit his stride – Max Lerner
  4. Because we are in a war situation, this can sometimes be dangerous work. But guys like A. D. Flowers and his technicians just take it in stride and get on with the job. In four years, we've never had a serious accident or injury working with all the explosions. – Vic Morrow
  5. In the split second from the time the ball leaves the pitcher's hand until it reaches the plate you have to think about your stride your hip action, your wrist action, determine how much, if any the ball is going to break and then decide whether to swing at it. – Duke Snider

Usage examples for stride:

  1. “ I took a stride and approached the bed. ” – Hunger by Knut Hamsun
  2. She saw McAlpin turn and stride to the door; she heard him turn the key and- she was alone! ” – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  3. He had not the cavalry stride yet he wore his hat on one side, as is shown by the lighter skin of that side of his brow. ” – Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  4. “ Sumichrast was the first to venture on this dangerous ground, which gave way under him at his third stride – Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Lucien Biart
  5. But Lucinda still pressed on, and her animal went with a longer stride than Lizzie's horse. ” – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  6. The young man paused suddenly in his stride – The Eye of Dread by Payne Erskine
  7. In a stride he was beside her. ” – The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
  8. The enemy was closing on them at every stride another hundred yards, and they must meet at the bottom of the slope. ” – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  9. Head high, shoulders back, she matched her husband's long stride every step of the way. ” – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  10. But it did not take me long to fall easily into my fighting stride so that in a few minutes the man began to realize that he had at last met his match. ” – The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

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