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Noun: stride  strId
  1. A step in walking or running
    - pace, tread
     
  2. The distance covered by a step
    "he stepped off ten strides from the old tree and began to dig";
    - footstep, pace, step
     
  3. Significant progress (especially in the phrase "make strides")
    "they made big strides in productivity"
Verb: stride (strode,stridden)  strId
  1. Walk with long steps
    "He strode confidently across the hall"
     
  2. Cover or traverse by taking long steps
    "She strode several miles towards the woods"

Derived forms: striding, strides, stridden, strode

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

Encyclopedia: Stride