astride definition

  • adverb:
    • With a leg for each part: riding astride.
    • because of the feet large apart.
    • With one’s legs on either side.
    • With one leg on each part, as a person whenever on horseback; using legs stretched wide aside; astraddle.
    • aided by the feet stretched far apart
    • with one knee on each part
    • With a leg on each side: operating astride.
    • utilizing the feet broad apart.
    • With one’s legs on either side.
    • With one leg on each side, as a person whenever on horseback; because of the feet stretched broad aside; astraddle.
    • with all the legs stretched far aside
    • with one knee for each part
  • preposition:
    • On or higher in accordance with a leg for each part of.
    • Situated on both edges of.
    • Lying across or over; spanning.
    • With one’s feet on either part of.
    • On or over sufficient reason for a leg on each side of.
    • Situated on both sides of.
    • Lying across or higher; spanning.
    • With one’s feet on either side of.
  • others:
    • With one leg for each part of some object; aided by the feet wide apart.
    • With one leg for each part of some item; aided by the feet broad apart.

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