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synonyms for astride

  • astraddle
  • athwart
  • on the back of
  • piggyback
  • straddling
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How to use astride in a sentence

We were not born to stand astride thin wedges of composite material on a turbulently stochastic ocean.
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For many companies in Salinas, the man standing astride the gap between what happens in the field and the record-keeping needs of a modern farming business is a 50-year-old technology consultant named Paul Mariottini.
HOW TECHNOLOGY MIGHT FINALLY START TELLING FARMERS THINGS THEY DIDN’T ALREADY KNOWKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Here being astride Nuro, a company he and Jiajun Zhu, another former Google engineer, started in 2016, when their fundamental view of reality just … changed.
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Matt lost not an instant in dropping the club, getting astride the Comet, and starting.
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And when finally somebody turned on the lights, Jeff Weedham was on the floor, two cops astride him.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
"Now I know why you wear that hideous divided habit and ride astride," said Gwynne as they started.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Unaided, the 6th Gurkhas got well astride the ridge, but had to fall back owing to the lack of his support.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME 2IAN HAMILTON
Two gladiators armed with pillows sit astride a spar and try to knock each other off.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
Newton dashed out towards the boat, and in a minute was safely astride upon it.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
His knees were astride my body, and gradually I felt them pushing my arms up toward my neck.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
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WORDS RELATED TO ASTRIDE

  • astride
  • athwart
  • beyond
  • over
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.