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prom·e·nade

 (prŏm′ə-nād′, -näd′)
n.
1.
a. A leisurely walk, especially one taken in a public place as a social activity.
b. A public place for such walking.
2.
a. A formal dance; a ball.
b. A march of all the guests at the opening of a ball.
3. A square-dance figure in which couples march counterclockwise in a circle.
4. In ballet, a slow supported turn on one foot.
v. prom·e·nad·ed, prom·e·nad·ing, prom·e·nades
v.intr.
1. To go on a leisurely walk.
2. To execute a promenade at a ball or in square dancing.
v.tr.
1. To take a promenade along or through: "[The] young women ... promenaded the streets in the cool of evening" (Charles Dickens).
2. To take or display on or as if on a promenade: promenade a friend; promenade one's charms.

[French, from promener, to take for a walk, from Latin prōmināre, to drive forward : prō-, forward; see pro-1 + mināre, to drive with shouts (from minārī, to threaten, from minae, threats; see men- in Indo-European roots).]

prom′e·nad′er n.

promenade

(ˌprɒməˈnɑːd)
n
1. chiefly Brit a public walk, esp at a seaside resort
2. a leisurely walk, esp one in a public place for pleasure or display
3. US and Canadian a ball or formal dance at a high school or college
4. (Dancing) a marchlike step in dancing
5. (Dancing) a marching sequence in a square or country dance
vb
6. to take a promenade in or through (a place)
7. (Dancing) (intr) dancing to perform a promenade
8. (tr) to display or exhibit (someone or oneself) on or as if on a promenade
[C16: from French, from promener to lead out for a walk, from Late Latin prōmināre to drive (cattle) along, from pro-1 + mināre to drive, probably from minārī to threaten]
ˌpromeˈnader n

prom•e•nade

(ˌprɒm əˈneɪd, -ˈnɑd)

n., v. -nad•ed, -nad•ing. n.
1. a stroll or walk, esp. in a public place.
2. an area used for such walking.
3. a march of guests into a ballroom opening a formal ball.
4. a march of dancers in square dancing.
5. a prom.
v.i.
6. to go for or take part in a promenade.
7. to execute a promenade in square dancing.
v.t.
8. to take a promenade through or about.
9. to display as in a promenade; parade.
[1560–70; < French, derivative of promener to lead out, take for a walk or airing < Latin promināre to drive (beasts) forward (prō- pro-1 + mināre to drive; see amenable); see -ade1]
prom`e•nad′er, n.

promenade


Past participle: promenaded
Gerund: promenading

Imperative
promenade
promenade
Present
I promenade
you promenade
he/she/it promenades
we promenade
you promenade
they promenade
Preterite
I promenaded
you promenaded
he/she/it promenaded
we promenaded
you promenaded
they promenaded
Present Continuous
I am promenading
you are promenading
he/she/it is promenading
we are promenading
you are promenading
they are promenading
Present Perfect
I have promenaded
you have promenaded
he/she/it has promenaded
we have promenaded
you have promenaded
they have promenaded
Past Continuous
I was promenading
you were promenading
he/she/it was promenading
we were promenading
you were promenading
they were promenading
Past Perfect
I had promenaded
you had promenaded
he/she/it had promenaded
we had promenaded
you had promenaded
they had promenaded
Future
I will promenade
you will promenade
he/she/it will promenade
we will promenade
you will promenade
they will promenade
Future Perfect
I will have promenaded
you will have promenaded
he/she/it will have promenaded
we will have promenaded
you will have promenaded
they will have promenaded
Future Continuous
I will be promenading
you will be promenading
he/she/it will be promenading
we will be promenading
you will be promenading
they will be promenading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been promenading
you have been promenading
he/she/it has been promenading
we have been promenading
you have been promenading
they have been promenading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been promenading
you will have been promenading
he/she/it will have been promenading
we will have been promenading
you will have been promenading
they will have been promenading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been promenading
you had been promenading
he/she/it had been promenading
we had been promenading
you had been promenading
they had been promenading
Conditional
I would promenade
you would promenade
he/she/it would promenade
we would promenade
you would promenade
they would promenade
Past Conditional
I would have promenaded
you would have promenaded
he/she/it would have promenaded
we would have promenaded
you would have promenaded
they would have promenaded

promenade

A slow turn on one foot with the body held in a set pose.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.promenade - a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic yearpromenade - a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year
formal, ball - a lavish dance requiring formal attire
2.promenade - a public area set aside as a pedestrian walkpromenade - a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
esplanade - a long stretch of open level ground (paved or grassy) for walking beside the seashore
paseo, walkway, walk - a path set aside for walking; "after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"
3.promenade - a square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle
contra danse, contradance, contredanse, country dancing, country-dance - a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line
square dance, square dancing - American country dancing in which couples form squares
4.promenade - a march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance
marching, march - the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind); "it was a long march"; "we heard the sound of marching"
ball - the people assembled at a lavish formal dance; "the ball was already emptying out before the fire alarm sounded"
5.promenade - a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)promenade - a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
ramble, meander - an aimless amble on a winding course
walk - the act of walking somewhere; "he took a walk after lunch"
walkabout - a public stroll by a celebrity to meet people informally
Verb1.promenade - march in a processionpromenade - march in a procession; "the veterans paraded down the street"
march, process - march in a procession; "They processed into the dining room"
2.promenade - take a leisurely walk; "The ladies promenaded along the beach"
walk - 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"

promenade

noun
1. walkway, parade, boulevard, prom, esplanade, public walk a fine promenade running past the boathouses
2. stroll, walk, turn, airing, constitutional, saunter Take a tranquil promenade along a stretch of picturesque coastline.
verb
1. stroll, walk, saunter, take a walk, perambulate, stretch your legs People came out to promenade along the front.
2. parade, strut, swagger, flaunt attracting attention as he promenaded up and down the street in his flashy clothes

promenade

noun
An act of walking, especially for pleasure:
amble, meander (often used in plural), perambulation, ramble, saunter, stroll, walk, wander.
verb
To walk at a leisurely pace:
Informal: mosey.
Translations
رَصِّيفرَصيف للتَّنَزُّه
korzopromenáda
promenade
rannalla sijaitseva kävelykatu
šetalište
göngusvæîi
海岸の遊歩道
산책길
pasivaikščiojimo vieta/takas
promenāde, pastaigu vieta
korzo
promenad
ทางเดินเลียบชายทะเลที่สถานพักผ่อนชายทะเล
đường đi bộ ven biển

promenade

[ˌprɒmɪˈnɑːd]
A. N
1. (= act) → paseo m
2. (= avenue) → paseo m, avenida f
3. (at seaside) → paseo m marítimo
B. VIpasearse
C. VTpasear
D. CPD promenade concert N concierto en el que una parte del público permanece de pie
promenade deck Ncubierta f de paseo

promenade

[ˌprɒməˈnɑːd]
n
(by the sea)esplanade f, promenade f
vi (= walk) → se promenerpromenade concert nconcert m (de musique classique)promenade deck npont m promenade

promenade

n (= stroll: also in dancing) → Promenade f; (esp Brit: = esplanade) → (Strand)promenade f; (US: = ball) → Studenten-/Schülerball m; promenade concert (Brit) → Konzert nt (in gelockertem Rahmen); promenade deck (Brit) → Promenadendeck nt
vt (= stroll through)promenieren in (+dat); avenueentlangpromenieren; (= stroll with)spazieren führen; (in dance) → eine Promenade machen mit
vi (= stroll)promenieren; (in dance) → eine Promenade machen

promenade

[ˌprɒmɪˈnɑːd]
1. n (at seaside) → lungomare m
2. vi (stroll) → passeggiare

promenade

(proməˈnaːd) , ((American) -ˈneid) noun
(abbreviation prom (prom) ) a level road for the public to walk along, usually beside the sea. They went for a walk along the promenade.

promenade

رَصِّيف promenáda promenade Promenade περίπατος paseo marítimo rannalla sijaitseva kävelykatu promenade šetalište passeggiata 海岸の遊歩道 산책길 promenade promenade promenada calçadão набережная promenad ทางเดินเลียบชายทะเลที่สถานพักผ่อนชายทะเล gezinti yeri đường đi bộ ven biển 海滨大道
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By the time they have lounged up and down the promenade of the Equator awhile, they start for the Oriental waters in anticipation of the cool season there, and so evade the other excessive temperature of the year.
She gently spoke his name, and the animal, an old pet and playmate of hers, instantly, wagging his tail, prepared to follow her, though apparently revolving much, in this simple dog's head, what such an indiscreet midnight promenade might mean.
Thrice a day a fine band makes music in the public promenade before the Conversation House, and in the afternoon and evening that locality is populous with fashionably dressed people of both sexes, who march back and forth past the great music-stand and look very much bored, though they make a show of feeling otherwise.
As for the innocent du Bousquier, he was taking a walk on the promenade, and beginning to suspect that Suzanne had tricked him; this suspicion confirmed him in his principles as to women.
The curtain fell almost immediately after the entrance of Madame Danglars into her box, the band quitted the orchestra for the accustomed half-hour's interval allowed between the acts, and the audience were left at liberty to promenade the salon or lobbies, or to pay and receive visits in their respective boxes.
Ah, my lord, it is a great happiness that the queen, who always wished you well, had a fancy to send you here, where there's a promenade and a tennis court, good air, and a good table.
ON one of those clear, cold days of December, which so frequently occur in our climate, two very young women were walking on the fashionable promenade of New-York.
de la Rocheaimard usually slept the soundest at this hour, and, hitherto, Adrienne had not hesitated to leave her, while she went herself to the nearest public promenade, to breathe the pure air and to gain strength for the day.
Hetty's was a spring-tide beauty; it was the beauty of young frisking things, round-limbed, gambolling, circumventing you by a false air of innocence--the innocence of a young star- browed calf, for example, that, being inclined for a promenade out of bounds, leads you a severe steeplechase over hedge and ditch, and only comes to a stand in the middle of a bog.
When I remembered that these islanders derived no advantage from dress, but appeared in all the naked simplicity of nature, I could not avoid comparing them with the fine gentlemen and dandies who promenade such unexceptionable figures in our frequented thoroughfares.
All at once, on the Promenade, as it was called--that is to say, in the Chestnut Avenue--I came face to face with my Englishman.
The beach was a kind of public promenade where were displayed all the vagaries of a seaport on the arrival of a fleet from a long cruise.