verb (used with object), be·strode or be·strid, be·strid·den or be·strid, be·strid·ing.
- to get or be astride of; have or place the legs on both sides of.
- to step over or across with long strides.
- to stand or tower over; dominate.
verb -strides, -striding or -strode or archaic -strid, -stridden or archaic -strid (tr)
- to have or put a leg on either side of
- to extend across; span
- to stride over or across