verb (used without object), strode [strohd], /stroʊd/, strid·den [strid-n], /ˈstrɪd n/, strid·ing.
verb (used with object), strode [strohd], /stroʊd/, strid·den [strid-n], /ˈstrɪd n/, strid·ing.
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Idioms for stride
- to achieve a regular or steady pace or course.
- to reach the point or level at which one functions most competently and consistently: The quarterback didn't hit his stride until the second half of the game.
Origin of stride
OTHER WORDS FROM stridestrider, nounstrid·ing·ly, adverboutstride, verb (used with object), out·strode, out·strid·den, out·strid·ing.
Words nearby stride
Example sentences from the Web for stride
The students may not be walking a mile in one another’s shoes, but they take several major strides in them.An innovative Georgetown lab looks to theater to quell political fires|Peter Marks|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Like Bezos, those who know Jassy expect him to take the criticism of Amazon in stride.Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos‘s successor will inherit his challenges|Jay Greene, Cat Zakrzewski|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
If he’d have had the start he had from the pocket and didn’t have the ability to run, we would have never known the strides that he could make as a passer, just because they wouldn’t have given him that time to develop.The NFL’s conference title games will feature an endangered species: The pocket passer|Adam Kilgore|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
She seems to glide around the court with long strides but has the size to be active in the paint.Dynamic sophomores Ashley Owusu and Diamond Miller are powering an explosive Maryland offense|Kareem Copeland|January 13, 2021|Washington Post
That could be why he takes it in stride, after all — because it doesn’t upset him at all.Carolyn Hax: Poking fun at her husband is, in fact, no fun|Carolyn Hax|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
The gunman hardly broke stride as he nonetheless shot Merabet in the head, killing him.
Gil turned and saw Muhammad Ali stride out of the stage entrance, smiling and scowling at the same time.‘The Prince of Chocolate City’: When Gil Scott-Heron Became A Music Icon|Marcus Baram|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Once in her stride, she turned her Moomin books into masterpieces of word in consort with image.
The Hoboken swagger had been replaced by a Wall Street stride.
That brassy ploy had caught the Costa Ricans entirely off-guard and had knocked them off their stride.Argentina Drops the Netherlands on Penalties in World Cup Semifinal|Tunku Varadarajan|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But in the fineness of the leaf, tobacco culture has made its greatest stride.
Then the young matron advanced along the board walk with a sort of trembling stride.
And they have a free wild grace, a stride, a swing—it is wonderful to watch them go up these hills.
Civilization at a stride has moved a thousand miles, and taken possession of the home of the buffalo.
He said something inaudible to Nina and went out of the room with a light, energetic stride.The Creators|May Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for stride
verb strides, striding, strode or stridden
Derived forms of stridestrider, noun
Word Origin for stride
Idioms and Phrases with stride
see hit one's stride; make great strides; take in stride.