countermarch(redirected from countermarches)
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1. A march back or in a reverse direction.
2. A complete reversal of method or conduct.
intr. & tr.v. (koun′tər-märch′) coun·ter·marched, coun·ter·march·ing, coun·ter·march·es
To execute or cause to execute a countermarch.
(Military) chiefly military
a. to march or cause to march back along the same route
b. to change the order of soldiers during a march
1. (Military) the act or instance of countermarching
2. a reversal of method, conduct, etc
1. a march back over the same ground.v.i.
2. to execute a countermarch.v.t.
3. to cause to countermarch.
Past participle: countermarched
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|Noun||1.||countermarch - (military) a march in the reverse direction or back along the same route|
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"
|Verb||1.||countermarch - march back along the same way|
|2.||countermarch - change the order of soldiers during a march|
reorder - assign a new order to