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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 stride /ˈstraɪd/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stride v. t. [imp. Strode (Obs. Strid ); p. p. Stridden (Obs. Strid); p. pr. & vb. n. Striding.]
 1. To walk with long steps, especially in a measured or pompous manner.
 Mars in the middle of the shining shield
 Is graved, and strides along the liquid field.   --Dryden.
 2. To stand with the legs wide apart; to straddle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stride, v. t.
 1. To pass over at a step; to step over. “A debtor that not dares to stride a limit.”
 2. To straddle; to bestride.
    I mean to stride your steed.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stride, n. The act of stridding; a long step; the space measured by a long step; as, a masculine stride.
 God never meant that man should scale the heavens
 By strides of human wisdom.   --Cowper.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a step in walking or running [syn: pace, tread]
      2: the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces
         from the old tree and began to dig" [syn: footstep, pace,
      3: significant progress (especially in the phrase "make
         strides"); "they made big strides in productivity"
      v 1: walk with long steps; "He strode confidently across the
      2: cover or traverse by taking long steps; "She strode several
         miles towards the woods"
      [also: strode, stridden]