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.
Example sentences from the Web for stride
Choose from 12 preset programs that offer intervals at different speeds, and hit your stride on the cushioned surface.Electronics and exercise gear that make excellent gifts|PopSci Commerce Team|October 8, 2020|Popular Science
By following these four strategies, you’ll be able to better leverage social media trends this year and find your social stride.
American women have made strides in the workplace over the past half-century in terms of earnings, employment and careers – in no small part thanks to the efforts of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Before you tell someone to change their running stride, you should be pretty confident that they’re not already efficient.
In the context of a fast-moving and devastating pandemic, policymakers have made some strides in prioritizing public health over profits.To ethically tackle COVID-19, Big Pharma needs an overhaul|matthewheimer|September 25, 2020|Fortune
Some guy was striding around on super-tall stilts, carrying a “Reagan for President sign.”
A photograph from the day shows the President and the First Lady then striding past their newest junior host.
George W. Bush is back, thumbs in belt loops, striding across the literary world with a new memoir.
Striding out of her dressing room wearing the gray wig that Sidney Guilaroff had made for her, she awaited consensus.
I saw a young guy striding down with an armload of wild fennel.
I met him striding toward the building that seemed to be a clearing house for the official contingent.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Had he waited a moment instead of striding after the girl, with his dog at his heels, he might have seen my reply.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
He locked the door as he spoke, and then, striding forward in a towering rage, threatened vengeance on the intruder.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
Chet was reading his lines with much unction while striding up and down Lauras pretty little room.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
Lady Hartledon driving, the boy-groom sitting beside her, and Eddie's short legs striding the pony.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
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.