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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To excel or surpass; Also: To take a long step across or beyond.

Usage examples (10)
  • He'll do anything to overstride his competitors.
  • I see many runners overstride and then straighten their knees when they land.
  • Lifting your knees, as we have mentioned, is not only inefficient, it can cause you to overstride.
  • Expecting to have to moderate their pace so as not to overstride their diminutive hosts, the travelers found themselves having to hurry to keep up, so swift were the... for more
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