English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'straddle'

(verb) 
Definition
to have one leg or part on each side of (something)
He looked at her with a grin and sat down, straddling the chair.
Synonyms
sit astride
, ,
mount
He mounted his horse and rode away.
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sit with legs either side of
(verb) 
Definition
to have one leg or part on each side of (something)
A small wooden bridge straddled the dike.
Synonyms
,
cross
A bridge crosses the river about half a mile outside the village.
,
bridge
a tree used to bridge the river
, ,
traverse
I traversed the narrow pedestrian bridge.
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range over
,
extend across
,
arch across
(verb) 
He straddles two cultures, having been brought up in Britain and later converted to Islam.
Synonyms
, ,
span
the humped iron bridge spanning the railway
,
range over

Additional synonyms

in the sense of bridge
Definition
to build or provide a bridge over (something)
a tree used to bridge the river
Synonyms
go over,
cross over,
reach across,
extend across,
arch over
in the sense of cross
Definition
to move or go across (something)
A bridge crosses the river about half a mile outside the village.
Synonyms
go across,
extend over
in the sense of mount
Definition
to get up on a horse, a platform, etc.
He mounted his horse and rode away.
Synonyms
get (up) on,
jump on,
climb onto,
climb up on,
hop on to,
get on the back of,
get astride

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