Meaning of bestride

be•stride

Pronunciation: (bi-strīd'), [key]
— -strode -strid, -strid•den -strid, -strid•ing.
  1. to get or be astride of; have or place the legs on both sides of.
  2. to step over or across with long strides.
  3. to stand or tower over; dominate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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