See also: stridé and Stride

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: strīd, IPA(key): /stɹaɪd/
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English striden, from Old English strīdan (to get by force, pillage, rob; stride), from Proto-Germanic *strīdaną.[1] Cognate with Low German striden (to fight, to stride), Dutch strijden (to fight), German streiten (to fight, to quarrel).

VerbEdit

stride (third-person singular simple present strides, present participle striding, simple past strode, past participle stridden or strode or strid)

  1. (intransitive) To walk with long steps.
    • 1697, “The Ninth Book of the Æneis”, in John Dryden, transl., The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Æneis. [], London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, [], OCLC 403869432:
      Mars in the middle of the shining shield / Is grav'd, and strides along the liquid field.
  2. To stand with the legs wide apart; to straddle.
  3. To pass over at a step; to step over.
    • 1611 April (first recorded performance), William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Cymbeline”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act III, scene iii]:
      a debtor that not dares to stride a limit
    • 2020 May 20, Philip Haigh, “Ribblehead: at the heart of the S&C's survival and its revival”, in Rail, page 26:
      For SAC66 is better known as Batty Moss (or Ribblehead) Viaduct - the magnificent, Grade 2-listed, 24-arch structure that strides over the pockmarked ground between Ribblehead station and Blea Moor signal box.
  4. To straddle; to bestride.
Usage notesEdit
  • The past participle of stride is extremely rare and mostly obsolete. Many people have trouble producing a form that feels natural.[2][3]
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Etymology 2Edit

From the above verb.

NounEdit

stride (countable and uncountable, plural strides)

  1. (countable) A long step in walking.
    • 1907, Harold Bindloss, chapter 7, in The Dust of Conflict[1]:
      Still, a dozen men with rifles, and cartridges to match, stayed behind when they filed through a white aldea lying silent amid the cane, and the Sin Verguenza swung into slightly quicker stride.
    • 2011 November 10, Jeremy Wilson, “England Under 21 5 Iceland Under 21 0: match report”, in Telegraph[2]:
      An utterly emphatic 5-0 victory was ultimately capped by two wonder strikes in the last two minutes from Aston Villa midfielder Gary Gardner. Before that, England had utterly dominated to take another purposeful stride towards the 2013 European Championship in Israel. They have already established a five-point buffer at the top of Group Eight.
  2. (countable) The distance covered by a long step.
  3. (countable, computing) The number of memory locations between successive elements in an array, pixels in a bitmap, etc.
    • 2007, Andy Oram, Greg Wilson, Beautiful Code
      This stride value is generally equal to the pixel width of the bitmap times the number of bytes per pixel, but for performance reasons it might be rounded []
  4. (uncountable, music) A jazz piano style of the 1920s and 1930s. The left hand characteristically plays a four-beat pulse with a single bass note, octave, seventh or tenth interval on the first and third beats, and a chord on the second and fourth beats.
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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse stríða, from Proto-Germanic *strīdaną.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): [ˈsd̥ʁiːðəs]

VerbEdit

stride (imperative strid, present strider, past stred, past participle stridt, present participle stridende, present passive strides, past passive stredes, past participle passive stredes)

  1. to fight, struggle
  2. (passive) to dispute, quarrel, fight

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ItalianEdit

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stride

  1. third-person singular present indicative of stridere

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LatinEdit

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strīde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of strīdō

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse stríða, and the adjective stri.

VerbEdit

stride (imperative strid, present tense strider, passive strides, simple past stred or strei or stridde, past participle stridd, present participle stridende)

  1. to battle, fight, struggle
  2. to conflict (with)

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AdjectiveEdit

stride

  1. definite singular of strid
  2. plural of strid

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

stride

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of strid.

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