1. [ verb ] sit or stand astride of
Related terms: be
2. [ verb ] range or extend over; occupy a certain area
Synonyms: range

"The plants straddle the entire state"

Related terms: constitute spread-eagle scope
3. [ verb ] be noncommittal
Related terms: side
4. [ noun ] the act of sitting or standing astride
Synonyms: span
Related terms: motion put_option call_option
5. [ noun ] a gymnastic exercise performed with the legs straddling the parallel bars
Related terms: gymnastic_exercise
6. [ noun ] a noncommittal or equivocal position
Related terms: position
7. [ noun ] (writing) the option to buy or sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date; consists of an equal number of put and call options
Related terms: option
Similar spelling:   Stradley