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English noun: straddle

1. straddle (cognition) a noncommittal or equivocal position


Broader (hypernym)perspective, position, view

2. straddle (act) a gymnastic exercise performed with a leg on either side of the parallel bars


Broader (hypernym)gymnastic exercise

3. straddle (act) the act of sitting or standing astride


Synonymsspan


Broader (hypernym)motility, motion, move, movement


Part holonymcall, call option, put, put option

4. straddle (act) the option to buy or sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date; consists of an equal number of put and call options


Broader (hypernym)option


English verb: straddle

1. straddle (stative) sit or stand astride of


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)be

2. straddle (stative) range or extend over; occupy a certain area


SamplesThe plants straddle the entire state.


Synonymsrange


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)be, comprise, constitute, make up, represent


Narrower (hyponym)spread-eagle

3. straddle (stative) be noncommittal


Pattern of useSomebody ----s









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