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STRIDE (stridden, strode)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stride mean? 

STRIDE (noun)
  The noun STRIDE has 3 senses:

1. a step in walking or running
2. the distance covered by a step
3. significant progress (especially in the phrase

  Familiarity information: STRIDE used as a noun is uncommon.


STRIDE (verb)
  The verb STRIDE has 2 senses:

1. walk with long steps
2. cover or traverse by taking long steps

  Familiarity information: STRIDE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STRIDE (noun)


Sense 1stride [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A step in walking or running

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

stride; tread; pace

Hypernyms ("stride" is a kind of...):

step (the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down)

Holonyms ("stride" is a part of...):

walk; walking (the act of traveling by foot)


Sense 2stride [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The distance covered by a step

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

stride; step; pace; footstep

Context example:

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

Hypernyms ("stride" is a kind of...):

indefinite quantity (an estimated quantity)


Sense 3stride [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Significant progress (especially in the phrase

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Context examples:

make strides / they made big strides in productivity

Hypernyms ("stride" is a kind of...):

advancement; progress (gradual improvement or growth or development)


STRIDE (verb)


Sense 1stride [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Walk with long steps

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Context example:

He strode confidently across the hall

Hypernyms (to "stride" is one way to...):

walk (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 2stride [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cover or traverse by taking long steps

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Context example:

She strode several miles towards the woods

Hypernyms (to "stride" is one way to...):

cover; cross; cut across; cut through; get across; get over; pass over; track; traverse (travel across or pass over)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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