Definition of bestride:
board, get along with, get along, rise, climb, age, mature, stride, senesce, put on, wax, posture, come on, progress, climb up, get on with, mount, ride, jump on, come along, get on, advance, shape up, hop on, sit, straddle, straddle, be on, climb on, mount up, go up, maturate.
- "Ulysses", James Joyce.
- "Inquiries and Opinions", Brander Matthews.
Then I bought me restless chargers, Ukraine steeds, five white, six black; The eleventh was the noblest, yet the gentlest of all; And a friend I had who loved me to bestride each horse's back- Ten friends of handsome presence, smooth demeanor, strong, and tall.- "Stories in Verse", Henry Abbey.