stride

Part of speech: verb

To walk with strides.

Part of speech: noun

A long and sweeping or measured step.

Part of speech: noun

The distance passed over by one complete movement.

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Usage examples "stride":

  1. He made a long stride and dropped both his hands on the Malay's shoulders. - "An Outcast of the Islands", Joseph Conrad.
  2. But MacIan had taken a stride forward and stood there shaken and terrible. - "The Ball and The Cross", G.K. Chesterton.
  3. Everything about them, from their slender legs to their swinging stride, was graceful. - "The Adventures of Fleetfoot and Her Fawns", Allen Chaffee.