from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Preterit of stride.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • imp. of stride.
  • noun obsolete See strude.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past of stride.
  • verb Past participle of stride


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  • Humming the Michelob jingle, Macklin strode to the rear of the car, squatted, and pulled a folded sticker from his back pocket.

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  • Without exchanging another word, the two men strode from the hut and walked away from the village.

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  • With that the woman strode from the room, her little band of soldiers following her out the door, which shut with a resounding thud.

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  • Flannery glared at him and without a word strode from the room, slamming the outer door behind him.

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  • When Mr. Bush finished his five-minute statement — with reporters arranged before him in White House-assigned seats, waiting for the news conference that appeared to be coming — he abruptly turned on his heel and strode from the room, ignoring all questions.

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  • But instead of staying to shake hands, to move from table to table, to take names and phone numbers, to marshal some of this excitement for that "door-to-door" movement he had envisioned, Sharpton abruptly strode from the ballroom and the hotel.

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  • Webster rose to his full height, tucked his bag under his arm, and without another word strode down the aisle and out of the courtroom.

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  • The young King smiled coldly, then with a little careless backward nod as dismissing the subject, strode from the room.

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  • Then he looked at his watch, and without another word strode into the hall, got his hat, and left the house, leaving Aunt Jane and me staring into each other's faces.

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  • The next moment David knew his cup of happiness had filled to the brim; for in strode the village stage-driver with Alfredo in his arms, while behind them came Mr. Peter supporting the mother.

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