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

synonyms for bestrides

  • arise
  • escalate
  • go up
  • rise
  • soar
  • ascend
  • back
  • bestride
  • escalade
  • lift
  • scale
  • tower
  • up
  • vault
  • clamber up
  • climb onto
  • climb up on
  • get astride
  • get up on
  • jump on
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antonyms for bestrides

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

      He then bestrides the royal mule, dressed in kingly robes, which are composed of gold and silver cloth.
      EARLY TRAVELS IN PALESTINEARCULF ET AL.
      Strange as it may seem, it is very light upon the horse, which the postilion also bestrides.
      DUE SOUTH OR CUBA PAST AND PRESENTMATURIN M. BALLOU
      From pavement to bridge, and from bridge to pavement, we effected the long step which bestrides the Rhine.
      LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOL. 12, NO. 32, NOVEMBER, 1873VARIOUS
      Among them there is a sketch by Hokusai which reminds me of the way in which my mind bestrides stray fancies that float past.
      AN ARTIST'S LETTERS FROM JAPANJOHN LA FARGE
      To the left of the batteries, close to the battalion of Marines, Heintzelman bestrides his horse, near some of his own Division.
      THE GREAT CONSPIRACY, PART 3.JOHN ALEXANDER LOGAN
      We will now prescribe certain rules to be observed in the interests not only of the horseman but of the animal which he bestrides.
      ON HORSEMANSHIPXENOPHON
      And his little son, Don Baltasar Carlos, bestrides a spirited pony and wears at the back of his helmet a tuft of garnet feathers.
      SPANISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYSKATHARINE LEE BATES
      This bridge bestrides a lane of almost perpendicular rocks, patched with wood, whose summits are here scarcely five yards asunder.
      A TOUR THROUGHOUT SOUTH WALES AND MONMOUTHSHIREJ. T. BARBER
      At last he bethought him of riding upon the spear, as a child bestrides a stick.
      FOLK-LORE AND LEGENDS: GERMANANONYMOUS
      In due time a pair of sober, business-like spectacles bestrides the nose.
      OVER THE TEACUPSOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
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