What is another word for bestride?

Pronunciation: [bɪstɹˈa͡ɪd] (IPA)

The word "bestride" primarily refers to straddling or standing over something. However, there are several synonyms available for this word, including "stride," "dominate," "tower," "overshadow," and "supervene." The term "stride" indicates a long step or a confident walk, while "dominate" refers to the act of controlling or exercising authority over something. "Tower" refers to standing tall or looming over something, while "overshadow" suggests being more significant or important than something else. Finally, "supervene" indicates taking over, replacing, or being an addition to something else. These synonyms can help broaden the scope of usage for "bestride" while also adding a layer of depth to the intended meaning.

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What are the hypernyms for Bestride?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for bestride (as verbs)

What are the hyponyms for Bestride?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for bestride (as verbs)

What are the antonyms for Bestride?

Usage examples for Bestride

If women may ride an iron steed thus attired, surely they might be permitted to bestride a horse in like manner clothed, and in like fashion.
"A Girl's Ride in Iceland"
Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
The afternoon is the children's portion of the festival, and the little bedizened figures, with rouged faces, tinsel crowns, and spangled robes, bestride grotesque wooden dragons, fishes, and birds, brilliantly painted, and drawn on wheels by masked men in robes of pink and green.
"Through the Malay Archipelago"
Emily Richings
Pete dug his heels into his active little mount's sides, and the cayuse sprang forward in a way that showed Pete he was bestride of a good animal for their purposes.
"The Border Boys Across the Frontier"
Fremont B. Deering

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