n 1: a step in walking or running [syn: pace
2: the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces
from the old tree and began to dig" [syn: footstep
3: significant progress (especially in the phrase "make
strides" or "make rapid strides")
v 1: walk with long steps; "He strode confidently across the
2: cover or traverse by taking long steps; "She strode several
miles towards the woods"