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march

march

 
 
pronunciation:
march
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: marched, marches, marching
definition 1: to walk with a steady, regular stride, esp. in step with others.
 
synonyms:
file, parade
similar words:
pace, step, stride, tread, walk
definition 2: to walk purposefully, directly, or determinedly.
I marched into his office and demanded some answers.
synonyms:
stride
similar words:
flounce, parade, stomp, strut, walk
definition 3: to progress steadily.
The ships marched along the seaway toward their destination.
synonyms:
roll
similar words:
advance, flow, pass, proceed, progress
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to cause to march.
He marched the unruly student to the principal's office.
similar words:
escort, haul, parade, walk
definition 2: to cover (a distance) by marching.
The troops marched thirty miles.
synonyms:
pace
similar words:
foot, plod, stride, tramp, tread, trudge, walk
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of marching.
synonyms:
parade, procession
similar words:
stroll, strut, walk
definition 2: the distance covered by marching for a period of time.
a day's march
synonyms:
walk
definition 3: forward movement or progress; advance.
the march of events
synonyms:
flow, progression
similar words:
advance, evolution, procession, succession
definition 4: a steady, regular pace.
synonyms:
pace, rhythm, steadiness
similar words:
beat, cadence, drone, ticktock
definition 5: a piece of music suited for marching to.
similar words:
processional, recessional
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Word History
The word march comes from an early French word that means "to trample."
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