verb marches, marched, marching
1. To walk in a stiff, upright, formal manner, usually at a brisk pace and in step with others.
- Thesaurus: move, advance, proceed, forge ahead, patrol, walk, promenade, strut, stride, tramp, tread, parade; Antonym: halt, retreat.
3. To walk in a purposeful and determined way.
- Example: suddenly marched out of the room
4. To advance or continue, steadily or irresistibly.
- Example: events marched on
- 1. An act of marching.
2. A distance travelled by marching.
3. A brisk walking pace.
4. A procession of people moving steadily forward.
- Thesaurus: procession, parade, demonstration.
- A piece of music written in a marching rhythm.
- Example: the march of time
- Thesaurus: progression, movement, advance.
- Someone who marches.
- Someone who takes part in a march.
- See under steal.
- Said of an army, etc: marching; advancing.