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British English: /strʌɪd/
American English: /straɪd/

Translation of stride in French:


  • 1 (long step) to cross a room in two strides
    traverser une pièce en deux enjambées
    a few strides from something
    à quelques pas de quelque chose
  • 2 (gait) to have a confident/elegant stride
    avoir une démarche assurée/élégante
    to have a long stride
    marcher à grandes enjambées
    to lengthen one's stride

also: strides plural noun

transitive verb

  • also: prét strode pp [rare] stridden
    parcourir [quelque chose] à grands pas

intransitive verb prét strode pp [rare] stridden

  • 1to stride across/out/in
    traverser/sortir/ entrer à grands pas
    to stride off ou away
    s'éloigner à grands pas
    to stride up and down something
    arpenter quelque chose
  • 2 (cross in a stride)to stride over ou across something
    enjamber quelque chose


to get into one's stride

trouver son rythme

to make great strides

faire de grands progrès

to put somebody off his/her stride

faire perdre le rythme à quelqu'un

to take something in one's stride

(cope practically)
prendre quelque chose calmement
(cope emotionally)
accepter quelque chose avec sérénité

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