overstride

verb

over·​stride ˌō-vər-ˈstrīd How to pronounce overstride (audio)

transitive verb

1
a
: to stride over, across, or beyond
b
2
: to stride faster than or beyond

Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of overstride was in the 13th century

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Cite this Entry

“Overstride.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overstride. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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