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stride

[ strahyd ]
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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.

noun

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strictly decreasing function, strictly increasing function, stricture, stricturotomy, stridden, stride, stride piano, stridency, strident, stridently, stridor

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Origin of stride

before 900; (v.) Middle English striden, Old English strīdan; cognate with Dutch strijden, Low German strīden to stride; (noun) Middle English stride, derivative of the v.; akin to straddle
SYNONYMS FOR stride
Related formsstrid·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 take in stride

stride

/ (straɪd) /

noun

verb strides, striding, strode or stridden

Derived Formsstrider, 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 take in stride (1 of 2)

take in stride


Accept something as a matter of course, not allow something to interrupt or disturb one's routine. For example, There were bound to be setbacks but Jack took them in stride. This idiom alludes to a horse clearing an obstacle without checking its stride. [c. 1900]

Idioms and Phrases with take in stride (2 of 2)

stride


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

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