verb (used without object), strode, strid·den [strid-n] /ˈstrɪd n/, strid·ing.
verb (used with object), strode, 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 stridestrid·er, nounstrid·ing·ly, adverbout·stride, verb (used with object), out·strode, out·strid·den, out·strid·ing.
Words nearby stride
Example sentences from the Web for striding
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.
Well,” rejoined the Doctor, rising and striding toward a window, “a good general may order a retreat.Dr. Sevier|George W. Cable
"Our bitterest enemies are our own kith and kin," cried the King, starting up in a fury, and striding up and down the room.The Works of Honor de Balzac|Honor de Balzac
The policeman with the grey imperial was striding across the green hollow.The Wisdom of Father Brown|G. K. Chesterton
McKelvie glanced hastily about and then striding to the divan he bent down and sniffed at it critically.The Mystery of the Hidden Room|Marion Harvey
And the parson, striding away down the hill, was uneasily conscious that with him was not the victory.Bob, Son of Battle|Alfred Ollivant
British Dictionary definitions for striding
verb strides, striding, strode or stridden
Derived forms of stridestrider, noun
Word Origin for stride
Idioms and Phrases with striding
see hit one's stride; make great strides; take in stride.