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stride

[ strahyd ]
/ straɪd /
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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.

noun

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Idioms for stride

    hit one's stride,
    1. to achieve a regular or steady pace or course.
    2. 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.
    take in stride, to deal with calmly; cope with successfully: She was able to take her sudden rise to fame in stride.

Origin of stride

First recorded before 900; (verb) Middle English striden, Old English strīdan; cognate with Dutch strijden, Low German strīden “to stride”; (noun) Middle English stride, derivative of the verb; akin to straddle

OTHER WORDS FROM stride

strid·er, nounstrid·ing·ly, adverbout·stride, verb (used with object), out·strode, out·strid·den, out·strid·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for stride

stride
/ (straɪd) /

noun

verb strides, striding, strode or stridden

Derived forms of stride

strider, noun

Word Origin for stride

Old English strīdan; related to Old High German strītan to quarrel; see straddle
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Idioms and Phrases with stride

stride

see hit one's stride; make great strides; take in stride.

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