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Definition 1: the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where march or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was a long march
  • we heard the sound of marching

Synonyms for march in the sense of this definition

(march is a kind of ...) the act of traveling by foot

"walking is a healthy form of exercise"

(... is a kind of march ) (military) a march in the reverse direction or back along the same route

(... is a kind of march ) a manner of marching with legs straight and swinging high

(... is a kind of march ) a manner of marching in file in which each person's leg moves with and behind the corresponding leg of the person ahead

"the prisoner's ankles were so chained together that they could only march in lockstep"

(... is a kind of march ) a march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance

(... is a kind of march ) marching at quick time

(... is a kind of march ) a long training march for troops

Definition 2: a steady advance - [noun denoting act]

Samples where march or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the march of science
  • the march of time

(march is a kind of ...) the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)

Definition 3: a degree granted for the successful completion of advanced study of architecture - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for march in the sense of this definition

(march is a kind of ...) an academic degree higher than a bachelor's degree but lower than a doctor's degree

Definition 4: genre of music written for marching - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where march or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Sousa wrote the best marches

Synonyms for march in the sense of this definition

(march is a kind of ...) an expressive style of music

(... is a kind of march ) brisk marching music suitable for troops marching in a military parade

(... is a kind of march ) a march to be played for processions

Definition 5: a procession of people walking together - [noun denoting group]

Samples where march or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the march went up Fifth Avenue

(march is a kind of ...) the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation

"processions were forbidden"

(... is a kind of march ) a march of protest or demonstration by the unemployed

Definition 6: district consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area - [noun denoting location]

Samples where march or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the Welsh marches between England and Wales

Synonyms for march in the sense of this definition

(march is a kind of ...) a region marked off for administrative or other purposes

Definition 7: the month following February and preceding April - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for march in the sense of this definition

(march is a kind of ...) a month in the Gregorian calendar

(march is a part of ...) a festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary; a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland

(march is a part of ...) Texans celebrate the anniversary of Texas' declaration of independence from Mexico in 1836

(march is a part of ...) a Christian holy day

(march is a part of ...) the middle part of March

(march is a part of ...) March 21

(... is part of march) the solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years; it was adopted by Great Britain and the American colonies in 1752

Definition 8: lie adjacent to another or share a boundary - [verb of contact]

Samples where march or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Canada adjoins the U.S.
  • England marches with Scotland

Synonyms for march in the sense of this definition

(march is a kind of ...) be in direct physical contact with; make contact

"The two buildings touch" "Their hands touched" "The wire must not contact the metal cover" "The surfaces contact at this point"

(... is a kind of march ) be located near or adjacent to

"Pakistan neighbors India"

Definition 9: walk fast, with regular or measured steps; walk with a stride - [verb of motion]

Samples where march or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He marched into the classroom and announced the exam
  • The soldiers marched across the border

(march is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

(... is a kind of march ) move or march as if in a crowd

"They children trooped into the room"

Definition 10: march in a procession - [verb of motion]

Samples where march or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They processed into the dining room

Synonyms for march in the sense of this definition

(march is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

(... is a kind of march ) proceed in line

"The students filed into the classroom"

(... is a kind of march ) march in a procession

"the veterans paraded down the street"

(... is a kind of march ) march in a military fashion

(... is a kind of march ) march back along the same way

(... is a kind of march ) march out (as from a defile) into open ground

"The regiments debouched from the valley"

Definition 11: walk ostentatiously - [verb of motion]

Samples where march or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She parades her new husband around town

Synonyms for march in the sense of this definition

(march is a kind of ...) make walk

"He walks the horse up the mountain" "Walk the dog twice a day"

Definition 12: force to march - [verb of motion]

Samples where march or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Japanese marched their prisoners through Manchuria

(march is a kind of ...) accompany or escort

"I'll walk you to your car"

(... is a kind of march ) march a person against his will by any method

(march causes ...) walk fast, with regular or measured steps; walk with a stride

"He marched into the classroom and announced the exam" "The soldiers marched across the border"

Definition 13: cause to march or go at a marching pace - [verb of motion]

Samples where march or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They marched the mules into the desert

(march is a kind of ...) make walk

"He walks the horse up the mountain" "Walk the dog twice a day"

Samples where march or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Thousands demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle

Synonyms for march in the sense of this definition

(march is a kind of ...) express opposition through action or words

"dissent to the laws of the country"

(... is a kind of march ) serve as pickets or post pickets

"picket a business to protest the layoffs"

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