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pa·rade

 (pə-rād′)
n.
1.
a. An organized public procession on a festive or ceremonial occasion.
b. The participants in such a procession.
2.
a. A regular place of assembly for reviews of troops. Also called parade ground.
b. A formal review of marching military troops.
c. The troops taking part in such a review.
3. A line or extended group of moving persons or things: a parade of strollers on the mall.
4. An extended, usually showy succession: a parade of fads and styles.
5. An ostentatious show; an exhibition: make a parade of one's talents.
6. A public square or promenade.
v. pa·rad·ed, pa·rad·ing, pa·rades
v.intr.
1. To take part in a parade; march in a public procession: The circus performers and animals paraded down Main Street.
2. To assemble for a ceremonial military review or other exercise.
3. To stroll in public, especially so as to be seen; promenade.
4. To behave so as to attract attention; show off.
v.tr.
1. To cause to take part in a parade: paraded the floats past city hall.
2. To assemble (troops) for a ceremonial review.
3. To march or walk through or around: parade the campus.
4. To exhibit ostentatiously; flaunt: paraded their wealth. See Synonyms at show.

[Probably French, action of stopping a horse, from Old Spanish parada, from Vulgar Latin *parāta, from feminine past participle of Latin parāre, to prepare; see perə- in Indo-European roots.]

pa·rad′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parader - walks with regular or stately stepparader - walks with regular or stately step  
pedestrian, footer, walker - a person who travels by foot
pivot, pivot man - the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver
wheeler - the man at the outermost end of the rank in wheeling
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