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Word meaning straddle

v. i. To part the legs wide; to stand or to walk with the legs far apart.
v. i. To stand with the ends staggered; -- said of the spokes of a wagon wheel where they join the hub.
v. t. To place one leg on one side and the other on the other side of; to stand or sit astride of; as, to straddle a fence or a horse.
n. The act of standing, sitting, or walking, with the feet far apart.
n. The position, or the distance between the feet, of one who straddles; as, a wide straddle.
n. A stock option giving the holder the double privilege of a "put" and a "call," i. e., securing to the buyer of the option the right either to demand of the seller at a certain price, within a certain time, certain securities, or to require him to take at the same price, and within the same time, the same securities.

Crossword clues for straddle

- Bestride
- Extend across
- Sit astride and half rest on broken ladder
- Sit astride and halfrest on broken ladder
- Span
- Stand with one leg on either side


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