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See definition of bestride on Dictionary.com
  • as indominate
  • as inmount
  • as instraddle
  • as intower above

synonyms for bestride

  • overlie
  • overlook
  • overtop
  • survey
  • look down upon
  • loom over
  • stand over
See also synonyms for: bestridden / bestrides / bestriding / bestrid / bestrode
  • arise
  • escalate
  • go up
  • rise
  • soar
  • ascend
  • back
  • escalade
  • lift
  • scale
  • tower
  • up
  • vault
  • clamber up
  • climb onto
  • climb up on
  • get astride
  • get up on
  • jump on

antonyms for bestride

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  • follow
  • go along
  • submit
  • surrender
  • yield
  • decrease
  • lessen
  • lower
  • descend
  • alight
  • decline
  • dismount
  • drop
  • fall
  • slump
  • subside
  • unfix
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      How to use bestride in a sentence

      The chief wanted a brave boy, to bestride a horse and wield a sword, and govern the unruly Grant clan with a strong hand.
      THE PAGAN'S CUPFERGUS HUME
      It is no known animal which they bestride, having a face something like that of a caterpillar.
      THE COMING OF THE FAIRIESARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
      In the midst a dark and lazy current, which a tall man might bestride, crept twisting like a snake among the weeds and rushes.
      LA SALLE AND THE DISCOVERY OF THE GREAT WESTFRANCIS PARKMAN
      Leg of man, swears grand old Pierre, shall never more bestride my steed; no more shall harness touch him!
      PIERRE; OR THE AMBIGUITIESHERMAN MELVILLE
      Nobody rode at the Hall, and she longed to bestride a pony and dash off for a twenty-mile canter.
      RUTH FIELDING ON CLIFF ISLANDALICE EMERSON
      Give me the barnacles, my good youth, and who can say what nose they may bestride in two years hence?
      THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
      In strategy and in military organization you can not successfully bestride two horses at once.
      BEFORE THE WARVISCOUNT RICHARD BURTON HALDANE
      Some somnambulists ride their own animals, while others are content to bestride the steeds of strangers.
      REMARKSBILL NYE
      Did I bestride a metempsychosized man-eater, a revenant from the bloody days of Nuka-hiva?
      WHITE SHADOWS IN THE SOUTH SEASFREDERICK O'BRIEN
      You may bestride a good nag, and ride forth, with a pair of saddle-bags, into the enchanted East.
      ESSAYS OF TRAVELROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO BESTRIDE

      • bestride
      • look down upon
      • loom over
      • overlie
      • overlook
      • overtop
      • stand over
      • survey
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