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bestride

be·stride

bestride

 
pronunciation:
b straId
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: bestrid, bestridden, bestrides, bestriding, bestrode
definition 1: to be astride of; straddle.
definition 2: to cross or step over with long strides.
definition 3: to tower over; dominate.
similar words:
dominate
Word Parts
The word bestride contains the following part:
be- Old English prefix that means to cover or surround with; to act on or change another.
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The prefix be- forms verbs from nouns and verbs.