a) to run or walk with an overly long stride
b) to stride (or to stand) over something

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  • Overstride — O ver*stride , v. t. To stride over or beyond. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overstride — [ō΄vər strīd′] vt. overstrode, overstridden, overstriding 1. to stride across or over; go beyond 2. to outdo; surpass 3. BESTRIDE …   English World dictionary

  • overstride — /oh veuhr struyd /, v.t., overstrode, overstridden, overstriding. 1. to surpass: to overstride one s competitors. 2. to stand or sit astride of; bestride: a great statue overstriding the entrance; to overstride a horse. 3. to tower over; dominate …   Universalium

  • overstride — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: Middle English overstriden, from over (I) + striden to stride 1. a. : to stride over, across, or beyond overstride an obstruction …   Useful english dictionary

  • overstride — transitive verb (overstrode; overstridden; overstriding) Date: 13th century 1. a. to stride over, across, or beyond b. bestride 2. to stride faster than or beyond …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • overstride — v. pass; surpass in ability; stand in a straddled position; sit in a straddled position on a horse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overstride — o•ver•stride [[t]ˌoʊ vərˈstraɪd[/t]] v. t. strode, strid•den, strid•ing 1) to surpass 2) to bestride 3) to stride or step over or across 4) to stride beyond or more rapidly than • Etymology: 1150–1200 …   From formal English to slang

  • overstride — /oʊvəˈstraɪd/ (say ohvuh struyd) verb (t) (overstrode, overstridden, overstriding) 1. to stride or step over or across. 2. to stride beyond. 3. to surpass. 4. to bestride. {Middle English} …  

  • Tennessee Walking Horse — Infobox Horse name= Tennessee Walking Horse image caption= A Tennessee Walking Horse features = Unique Running Walk, Tall, long neck, calm disposition altname= Tennessee Walking Horse Walking horse nickname= Tennessee Walker, Walker, TWH country …   Wikipedia

  • bestride — Synonyms and related words: abut on, arch over, back, be based on, bear on, bestraddle, board, bridge, bypass, clear, climb on, command, cross, dictate, dominate, extend over, ford, get ahead of, get in, get on, go aboard, go across, go by, go on …   Moby Thesaurus

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