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march

march

 
pronunciation:
march
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: marched, marches, marching
definition 1: to walk with steady, regular steps together with others.
Several school bands marched in the Flag Day parade.
 
synonyms:
file, parade
similar words:
pace, step, stride, tread, walk
definition 2: to walk in a way that shows strength and determination.
I marched into his office and demanded some answers.
synonyms:
stride
similar words:
parade, stomp, strut, walk
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of marching.
Thousands of people took part in a march for civil rights.
synonyms:
parade, procession
similar words:
stroll, strut, walk
definition 2: a piece of music suited for marching to.
The brass band played a march by John Philip Sousa.
Word History
The word march comes from an early French word that means "to trample."
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