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English noun: stride

1. stride (act) a step in walking or running

Synonymspace, tread

Broader (hypernym)step

Part meronymwalk, walking

2. stride (quantity) the distance covered by a step

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

Synonymsfootstep, pace, step

Broader (hypernym)indefinite quantity

3. stride (act) significant progress (especially in the phrase

SamplesMake strides.
They made big strides in productivity.

Broader (hypernym)advancement, progress

English verb: stride

1. stride (motion) walk with long steps

SamplesHe strode confidently across the hall.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)walk

2. stride (motion) cover or traverse by taking long steps

SamplesShe strode several miles towards the woods.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over, pass over, track, traverse

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