Stridden
Stride Stride, v. t. [imp. {Strode}(Obs. {Strid}); p. p. {Stridden}(Obs. {Strid}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Striding}.] [AS. str[=i]dan to stride, to strive; akin to LG. striden, OFries. str[=i]da to strive, D. strijden to strive, to contend, G. streiten, OHG. str[=i]tan; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Straddle}.] 1. To walk with long steps, especially in a measured or pompous manner. [1913 Webster]

Mars in the middle of the shining shield Is graved, and strides along the liquid field. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To stand with the legs wide apart; to straddle. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • stridden — (stride) strid·den || strɪdn v. walk with long easy steps; go over in one long step; straddle straɪd n. act of striding; one long step; distance covered in one step; progress v. walk with long easy steps; go over in one long step; straddle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stridden — UK [ˈstrɪd(ə)n] US the past participle of stride1 Thesaurus: past participleshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • stridden — UK [ˈstrɪd(ə)n] / US the past participle of stride I …   English dictionary

  • Strid — Stride Stride, v. t. [imp. {Strode}(Obs. {Strid}); p. p. {Stridden}(Obs. {Strid}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Striding}.] [AS. str[=i]dan to stride, to strive; akin to LG. striden, OFries. str[=i]da to strive, D. strijden to strive, to contend, G. streiten …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strid — Stride Stride, v. t. [imp. {Strode}(Obs. {Strid}); p. p. {Stridden}(Obs. {Strid}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Striding}.] [AS. str[=i]dan to stride, to strive; akin to LG. striden, OFries. str[=i]da to strive, D. strijden to strive, to contend, G. streiten …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stride — Stride, v. t. [imp. {Strode}(Obs. {Strid}); p. p. {Stridden}(Obs. {Strid}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Striding}.] [AS. str[=i]dan to stride, to strive; akin to LG. striden, OFries. str[=i]da to strive, D. strijden to strive, to contend, G. streiten, OHG.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Striding — Stride Stride, v. t. [imp. {Strode}(Obs. {Strid}); p. p. {Stridden}(Obs. {Strid}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Striding}.] [AS. str[=i]dan to stride, to strive; akin to LG. striden, OFries. str[=i]da to strive, D. strijden to strive, to contend, G. streiten …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strode — Stride Stride, v. t. [imp. {Strode}(Obs. {Strid}); p. p. {Stridden}(Obs. {Strid}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Striding}.] [AS. str[=i]dan to stride, to strive; akin to LG. striden, OFries. str[=i]da to strive, D. strijden to strive, to contend, G. streiten …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stride — I. verb (strode; stridden; striding) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English strīdan; akin to Middle Low German striden to straddle, Old High German strītan to quarrel Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to stand astride 2. to move …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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