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Stride Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • significant progress (especially in the phrase "make strides"); "they made big strides in productivity"
  • a step in walking or running
  • the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"
  • cover or traverse by taking long steps; "She strode several miles towards the woods"
  • walk with long steps; "He strode confidently across the hall"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a step in walking or running ,
  • the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig" ,
  • significant progress (especially in the phrase "make strides"); "they made big strides in productivity"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Stride'


  • Stride: Stride can stand for a period of locomotion defined by the complete cycle of a reference limb (see gait). Stride or STRIDE can also stand for: STRIDE
  • Stride (music): Harlem Stride Piano, stride piano, commonly abbreviated to stride, is a jazz piano style that was developed in the large cities of the East Coast, mainly
  • Stride (gum): Stride is a brand of chewing gum created by Cadbury (owned by Mondel─ôz International). Its packs usually consist of 14 pieces of gum. There are
  • Mel Stride: Melvyn John 'Mel' Stride (30 September 1961) is a British Conservative Party politician. He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Central Devon
  • Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story: Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story (published 1958) is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic account of the 1955-56 Montgomery Bus Boycott. Dr
  • Back in Stride: "Back In Stride" is a 1985 single by Philadelphia based R&B group Maze. As with all of Maze's releases, the song vocals were performed by Frankie Beverly
  • Darren Stride: Darren Stride (born 28 September 1975 in Burton upon Trent) is an English professional association football footballer. Playing as a central defender or
  • Stride of Pride: "Stride of Pride" is the third episode of the seventh season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock, and the 128th overall episode of the series

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'Stride' example sentence in quotations


* I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro's great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen's Councilor or the Ku Klux Klanner, but the white moderate, who is more devoted to 'order' than to justice who prefers a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presence of justice who constantly says 'I agree with you in the goal you seek, but I cannot agree with your methods of direct action' who paternalistically believes he can set the timetable for someone else's freedom who lives by a mythical concept of time and who constantly advises the Negro to wait for a 'more convenient season.' - Martin Luther King, Jr.


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