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stride

 
 
pronunciation:
straId
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: strides, striding, strode, stridden
definition: to walk with long, even steps.
We strode along the river.
similar words:
march, tramp
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a long walking step, or the manner of taking long steps in walking.
She has a loose, easy stride.
similar words:
pace, walk
definition 2: (often plural) a forward leap; progress.
This class has made great strides this year.
derivation: strider (n.)