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astride

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    Definition of astride in English Dictionary

  • AdverbPREa-SUF-ide
    1. With one’s legs on either side.
      1. The men ride their horses astride.
  • Preposition
    1. With one’s legs on either side of.
      1. The boy sat astride his father’s knee.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Uncomparable adverbs
      • Morphemes
        • Prefixes
          • Words by prefix
            • Words prefixed with a-
        • Prepositions

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Words
        1. en stride
        2. en Astrid
        3. fr Astrid
        4. en atride
        5. fr astéride
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of astride for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "astride" is an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a preposition.
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        Definiteness: Level 1
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