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parade

pa·rade

parade

 
pronunciation:
p reId
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a public procession of people or things, esp. on the occasion of a celebration or ceremony, and usu. including band music.
synonyms:
procession
similar words:
cavalcade, cortege, march, march, motorcade
definition 2: an assembly or marching procession of military troops for the purpose of being inspected or displayed.
synonyms:
procession
similar words:
file, inspection, march, march, review
definition 3: a succession or passing array.
the parade of illustrious leaders over the years
synonyms:
progression, succession
similar words:
cavalcade, line, movement, procession, sequence, string
definition 4: a display that is intended to impress.
a shameless parade of his own accomplishments
synonyms:
ostentation
similar words:
array, display, flourish, pageant, pomp, spectacle, splash
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: paraded, parades, parading
definition 1: to cause (people) to march in a parade.
definition 2: to show off or flaunt.
She paraded her knowledge for the audience.
synonyms:
flaunt, show off
similar words:
brandish, display, flourish, vaunt
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to march or participate in a public procession.
synonyms:
march
similar words:
march, procession
definition 2: to walk or move in a showy manner.
She paraded around the room in nothing but a hat.
synonyms:
strut
similar words:
flaunt, prance
definition 3: to gather or be in a military formation or display.
similar words:
defile, file, march
derivation: parader (n.)
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