Synonyms and Antonyms of straddled
to be in or move into a seated or standing position with your legs on either side of (something)
- She straddled the horse and waited for her riding partner to mount.
to be on both sides of (something)
- The town straddles the river.
- The movie straddles the line between comedy and drama.
lapped, overlaid, overlapped, overlay, overspread
bisected, cut, intersected
expanded, extended, fanned (out), flared (out), opened, outspread, outstretched, spread (out), stretched (out), unfolded, unfurled
carried, comprehended, contained, embraced, entailed, included, involved, numbered, subsumed, took in
comprised, consisted (of)
had, held, owned, possessed
composed, constituted, formed, made
assimilated, embodied, incorporated, integrated
compacted, compressed, condensed, reduced
closed, contracted, folded
banned, barred, debarred, precluded, prevented, prohibited
denied, refused, rejected
eliminated, excepted, ruled out
lost, mislaid, misplaced
excluded, left (out), missed out [British], omitted
to agree with or seem to agree with two opposite sides of (something)
- The politician straddled the issue for weeks.
dodged, ducked, eluded, eschewed, evaded, shirked, shook, shunned, sidestepped, skirted
caviled (or cavilled), quibbled
equivocated, fudged, hedged, pussyfooted, tergiversated, waffled, weaseled