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Language: Old English
Origin: stridan

stride

2 verb
     
stride2 past tense strode past participle stridden [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] written
to walk quickly with long steps [↪ march]
stride across/into/down etc
He strode toward her.
WORD FOCUS: walk WORD FOCUS: walk
stroll in a relaxed way for pleasure
wander
with no aim or direction
stride
in a confident or angry way
march
soldiers
hike
for long distances in the countryside or the mountains
tiptoe
very quietly
wade
through water
stagger
in an unsteady way because you are drunk or injured
limp
with difficulty because one leg is painful or injured
walk

See also
walk

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