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bestride

play
verb be·stride \bi-ˈstrīd, bē-\

Simple Definition of bestride

  • : to sit or stand with one leg on either side of (something)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bestride

bestrode

play \-ˈstrōd\

bestridden

play \-ˈstri-dən\

bestriding

play \-ˈstrī-diŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to ride, sit, or stand astride :  straddle

  3. 2 :  to tower over :  dominate <the bloated bureaucracy that bestrides us all — Edward Ney>

  4. 3 archaic :  to stride across

Examples of bestride in a sentence

  1. a giant that bestrode the river



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of bestride

before 12th century

Rhymes with bestride

abide, allied, applied, aside, astride, backside, backslide, bankside, beachside, bedside, beside, betide, blear-eyed, blindside, blow-dried, blue-eyed, broadside, bromide, bug-eyed, Burnside, clear-eyed, cockeyed, cold-eyed, collide, confide, courtside, cowhide, cross-eyed, curbside, dayside, decide, deride, divide, dockside, doe-eyed, downside, downslide, dry-eyed, ebb tide, elide, field guide, fireside, flip side, flood tide, fluoride, foreside, four-eyed, free ride, freeze-dried, Girl Guide, glass-eyed, graveside, green-eyed, hagride, hang glide, hard-eyed, hawkeyed, hayride, high tide, hillside, horsehide, inside, in stride, ironside, joyride, kingside, lakeside, landslide, low tide, lynx-eyed, misguide, moon-eyed, neap tide, nearside, nightside, noontide, offside, onside, outride, outside, pie-eyed, poolside, pop-eyed, preside, prompt side, provide, quayside, queenside, rawhide, red tide, reside, ringside, riptide, roadside, seaside, self-pride, sharp-eyed, shipside, shoreside, Shrovetide, sloe-eyed, snowslide, springtide, squint-eyed, stateside, statewide, storewide, Strathclyde, streamside, strong side, subside, tailslide, tongue-tied, topside, trackside, trailside, untried, upside, vat-dyed, walleyed, war bride, waveguide, wayside, wide-eyed, wild-eyed, worldwide, yuletide


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