Definition of overstride in English:

overstride

verb

  • 1To cross over or traverse by striding; (occasionally) to trample down by striding.

  • 2with object Chiefly literary. To stride past or beyond; (figurative) to go beyond, to exceed.

  • 3no object To take longer strides than is natural, usual, or advisable.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Trinity Cambridge Manuscript. From over- + stride.

Pronunciation

overstride

/ˌəʊvəˈstrʌɪd/