Synonyms of 'straddle'
1 sit astride
He looked at her with a grin and sat down, straddling the chair.
A small wooden bridge straddled the dike.
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a tree used to bridge the river
A bridge crosses the river about half a mile outside the village.
Thesaurus for straddle from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you straddle something, you put or have one leg on either side of it.