HyperDic: march

English > 14 senses of the word March / march / MArch:
VERBmotionmarch, processmarch in a procession
motionmarchforce to march
motionmarchwalk fast, with regular or measured steps
socialmarch, demonstratemarch in protest
motionmarch, parade, exhibitwalk ostentatiously
motionmarchcause to march or go at a marching pace
contactmarch, border, adjoin, edge, abut, butt, butt against, butt onlie adjacent to another or share a boundary
NOUNtimeMarch, Marthe month following February and preceding April
actmarch, marchingthe act of marching
actmarcha steady advance
groupmarcha procession of people walking together
locationmarch, borderland, border district, marchlanddistrict consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area
communicationmarch, marching musicgenre of music written for marching
communicationMArch, Master of Architecturea degree granted for the successful completion of advanced study of architecture
March / march / MArch > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'rch
Rhymesarch ... starch: 7 rhymes with aarch...
English > March: 14 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe month following February and preceding April.
SynonymMar
Part ofGregorian calendar, New Style calendarThe 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
PartsAnnunciation, Lady Day, Annunciation Day, March 25A festival commemorating the announcement of the Incarnation by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary
Saint Joseph, St Joseph, March 19A Christian holy day
Texas Independence Day, March 2Texans celebrate the anniversary of Texas' declaration of independence from Mexico in 1836
mid-MarchThe middle part of March
vernal equinox, March equinox, spring equinoxMarch 21
BroaderGregorian calendar monthA month in the Gregorian calendar
SpanishMarch, Mar, mar, marzo
CatalanMarch, març, Mar
English > march: 14 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind).
Examples
  • "it was a long march"
  • "we heard the sound of marching"
Synonymmarching
Narrowercountermarch(military) a march in the reverse direction or back along the same route
goose stepA manner of marching with legs straight and swinging high
lockstepA manner of marching in file in which each person's leg moves with and behind the corresponding leg of the person ahead
promenadeA march of all the guests / guests at the opening / opening of a formal dance
quick marchmarching at quick time
routemarchA long / long training march for troops
Broaderwalk, walkingThe act of traveling by foot
Spanishmarcha
Catalanmarxa
Verbsmarchwalk fast, with regular or measured steps
marchmarch in a procession
marchforce to march
marchcause to march or go at a marching pace
marchmarch in protest
English > march: 14 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA steady advance.
Examples
  • "the march of science"
  • "the march of time"
Broaderprogress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motionThe act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
Spanishmarcha
Catalanmarxa
English > march: 14 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA procession of people walking together.
Example"the march went up Fifth Avenue"
Narrowerhunger marchA march of protest or demonstration by the unemployed
BroaderprocessionThe group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
Spanishmarcha
Catalanmarxa
Verbsmarchwalk fast, with regular or measured steps
marchmarch in a procession
marchforce to march
marchcause to march or go at a marching pace
marchmarch in protest
English > march: 14 senses > noun 5, location
Meaningdistrict consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area.
Example"the Welsh marches between England and Wales"
Synonymsborderland, border district, marchland
Broaderdistrict, territory, territorial dominion, dominionA region marked off for administrative or other purposes
Spanishzona fronteriza
Catalanzona fronterera
Verbsmarchlie adjacent to another or share a boundary
English > march: 14 senses > noun 6, communication
Meaninggenre of music written for marching.
Example"Sousa wrote the best marches"
Synonymmarching music
Narrowermilitary march, military music, martial musicbrisk marching music suitable for troops marching in a military parade
processional march, recessional marchA march to be played for processions
Broadermusic genre, musical genre, genre, musical styleAn expressive style of music
Spanishmarcha
Catalanmarxa
English > MArch: 14 senses > noun 7, communication
MeaningA degree granted for the successful completion of advanced study of architecture.
SynonymMaster of Architecture
Broadermaster's degreeAn academic degree higher than a bachelor's degree but lower than a doctor's degree
English > march: 14 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningmarch in a procession.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe children march to the playground
Synonymprocess
Narrowercountermarchmarch back along the same way
debouch, march outmarch out (as from a defile) into open ground
fileproceed in line
goose stepmarch in a military fashion
parade, troop, promenademarch in a procession
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishdesfilar, ir en procesión, marchar
Participlemarched uponbeing or having been trodden or marched on
Nounsmarch, marchingthe act of marching
marcha procession of people walking together
English > march: 14 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningForce to march.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to march the prisoners
Example"The Japanese marched their prisoners through Manchuria"
Cause tomarchwalk fast, with regular or measured steps
Narrowerfrogmarchmarch a person against his will by any method
BroaderwalkAccompany or escort
Nounsmarchthe act of marching
marcha procession of people walking together
English > march: 14 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningwalk fast, with regular or measured steps; walk with a stride.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe children march to the playground
Examples
  • "He marched into the classroom and announced the exam"
  • "The soldiers marched across the border"
Caused bymarchForce to march
NarrowertroopMove or march as if in a crowd
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
See alsomarch onmove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
Spanishmarchar, trancar
Catalangambar, marxar
Nounsmarchthe act of marching
marcha procession of people walking together
marcherwalks with regular or stately step
English > march: 14 senses > verb 4, social
Meaningmarch in protest; take part in a demonstration.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymdemonstrate
NarrowerpicketServe as pickets or post pickets
Broaderprotest, resist, dissentExpress opposition through action or words / words
Spanishdemostrar, manifestarse
Catalandemostrar, manifestar-se
Nounsmarchthe act of marching
marcha procession of people walking together
English > march: 14 senses > verb 5, motion
Meaningwalk ostentatiously.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsparade, exhibit
Broaderwalkmake walk
Spanishdesfilar, exhibir, marchar
English > march: 14 senses > verb 6, motion
MeaningCause to march or go at a marching pace.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe horses march across the field
Example"They marched the mules into the desert"
Broaderwalkmake walk
Nounsmarchthe act of marching
marcha procession of people walking together
English > march: 14 senses > verb 7, contact
Meaninglie adjacent to another or share a boundary.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example "England marches with Scotland"
Synonymsborder, adjoin, edge, abut, butt, butt against, butt on
Narrowerneighbor, neighbourBe located near or adjacent to
Broadertouch, adjoin, meet, contactBe in direct physical contact with
Spanishbordear, colindar, lindar
Catalanbordejar, limitar, vorellar, voretar
Nounsmarchdistrict consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area

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