Bestraddle Be*strad"dle, v. t. To bestride. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bestraddle — /bi strad l/, v.t., bestraddled, bestraddling. to bestride. [1800 10; BE + STRADDLE] * * * bestraddle /bi stradˈl/ transitive verb 1. To stand or sit with one leg on either side of 2. To straddle across ORIGIN: ↑be (3) * * * bestraddle, bestraw… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bestraddle — /bi strad l/, v.t., bestraddled, bestraddling. to bestride. [1800 10; BE + STRADDLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • bestraddle — Synonyms and related words: abut on, arch over, back, be based on, bear on, bestride, board, bridge, clear, climb on, command, dominate, extend over, get in, get on, go aboard, go on board, hang over, hop in, imbricate, jump in, jut, lap, lap… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bestraddle — v. sit or stand with one leg on either side of, bestride …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bestraddle — /bəˈstrædl/ (say buh stradl), /bi / (say bee ) verb (t) (bestraddled, bestraddling) to bestride. {be + straddle} …   Australian English dictionary

  • straddle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. bestride, bestraddle; equivocate; be neutral, sit on the fence. See support. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. bestride, ride, mount, bestraddle; see balance 2 , sit 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. 1.… …   English dictionary for students

  • abut — Synonyms and related words: abut on, adjoin, appose, be based on, be contiguous, be in contact, bear on, bestraddle, bestride, border, border on, bring near, butt, communicate, conjoin, connect, join, juxtapose, juxtaposit, lean on, lie by, lie… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • arch — Synonyms and related words: Machiavellian, Machiavellic, acute, apse, arc, arcade, arcature, arch over, arched roof, archway, artful, astute, banner, bantam, barrow, basket handle arch, bend, bend back, bestraddle, bestride, bold, boundary stone …   Moby Thesaurus

  • back — Synonyms and related words: a priori, a rebours, a reculons, abandon, abet, accented, acknowledgments, advance, advocate, affirm, afford support, aft, after, aftermost, afterpart, afterpiece, again, against the grain, ago, aid, alpenstock,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bear upon — Synonyms and related words: abut on, act on, affect, answer to, appertain to, apply to, approach, assault, be based on, bear, bear on, belong to, bestraddle, bestride, boost, buck, bull, bulldoze, bump, bump against, bunt, butt, butt against,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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