stride for stride

Definition of stride for stride

:at the same pace
  • As he ran down the field, the defender kept up with him stride for stride.
sometimes used figuratively
  • The company has matched its competitors stride for stride.

Word by Word Definitions

stride play
  1. : to stand astride

  2. : to move with or as if with long steps

  3. : to take a very long step

  1. : a cycle of locomotor movements (as of a horse) completed when the feet regain the initial relative positions

  2. : the most effective natural pace : maximum competence or capability

  3. : a long step


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