HyperDic: stride

English > 5 senses of the word stride:
NOUNactstride, pace, treada step in walking or running
quantitystride, footstep, pace, stepthe distance covered by a step
actstridesignificant / significant progress (especially in the phrase "make strides")
VERBmotionstridewalk with long steps
motionstridecover or traverse by taking long steps
stride > pronunciation
Soundsstray'd
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English > stride: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA step in walking or running.
Synonymspace, tread
Part ofwalk, walkingThe act of traveling by foot
BroaderstepThe act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down
Spanishpaso, tranco, zancada
Catalangambada, pas, passada
Verbsstridewalk with long steps
stridecover or traverse by taking long steps
English > stride: 5 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningThe distance covered by a step.
Synonymsfootstep, pace, step
Broaderindefinite quantityAn estimated quantity
Spanishpaso
Catalangambada, pas, passa
Verbsstridewalk with long steps
stridecover or traverse by taking long steps
English > stride: 5 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningsignificant / significant progress (especially in the phrase "make strides").
Example"they made big strides in productivity"
Broaderadvancement, progressgradual improvement or growth or development
Spanishavance
English > stride: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningwalk with long steps.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Nounsstridea step in walking or running
stridethe distance covered by a step
stridera person who walks rapidly with long steps
English > stride: 5 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningCover or traverse by taking long steps.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadertraverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut acrossTravel across or pass over
Nounsstridea step in walking or running
stridethe distance covered by a step

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