Noun: stride strId
Verb: stride (strode,stridden) strId
- A step in walking or running
- pace, tread
- The distance covered by a step
"he stepped off ten strides from the old tree and began to dig";
- footstep, pace, step
- Significant progress (especially in the phrase "make strides")
"they made big strides in productivity"
- Walk with long steps
"He strode confidently across the hall"
- Cover or traverse by taking long steps
"She strode several miles towards the woods"
Derived forms: stridden, strode, striding, strides
Type of: advancement, cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over, indefinite quantity, pass over, progress, step, track, traverse, walk
Part of: walk, walking