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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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