Definitions of march

  1. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; " Canada adjoins the U. S."; " England marches with Scotland"
  2. district consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area; " the Welsh marches between England and Wales"
  3. march in protest; take part in a demonstration; " Thousands demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle"
  4. walk ostentatiously; " She parades her new husband around town"
  5. the month following February and preceding April
  6. a steady advance; " the march of science"; " the march of time"
  7. 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"
  8. a degree granted for the successful completion of advanced study of architecture
  9. genre of music written for marching; " Sousa wrote the best marches"
  10. a procession of people walking together; " the march went up Fifth Avenue"
  11. walk fast, with regular or measured steps; walk with a stride; " He marched into the classroom and announced the exam"; " The soldiers marched across the border"
  12. march in a procession; " They processed into the dining room"
  13. cause to march or go at a marching pace; " They marched the mules into the desert"
  14. force to march; " The Japanese marched their prisoners through Manchuria"
  15. The third month of the year, containing thirty- one days.
  16. To border; to be contiguous; to lie side by side.
  17. To move with regular steps, as a soldier; to walk in a grave, deliberate, or stately manner; to advance steadily.
  18. To proceed by walking in a body or in military order; as, the German army marched into France.
  19. TO cause to move with regular steps in the manner of a soldier; to cause to move in military array, or in a body, as troops; to cause to advance in a steady, regular, or stately manner; to cause to go by peremptory command, or by force.
  20. The act of marching; a movement of soldiers from one stopping place to another; military progress; advance of troops.
  21. Hence: Measured and regular advance or movement, like that of soldiers moving in order; stately or deliberate walk; steady onward movement.
  22. The distance passed over in marching; as, an hour's march; a march of twenty miles.
  23. A piece of music designed or fitted to accompany and guide the movement of troops; a piece of music in the march form.
  24. A territorial border or frontier; a region adjacent to a boundary line; a confine; - used chiefly in the plural, and in English history applied especially to the border land on the frontiers between England and Scotland, and England and Wales.
  25. A regular measured step or walk, especially of soldiers; the distance passed over in walking in such a manner from one place to another; steady onward movement; as, the march of the years; a musical composition to be played as troops march; frontier; borderland.
  26. To cause to move in a regular measured walk, as troops.
  27. To move with regular steps, or in military form. March, the third month of the year.
  28. The third month of the year, named from Mars, the god of war.
  29. A border: frontier of a territory:- used chiefly in pl. MARCHES.
  30. To move in order, as soldiers: to walk in a grave or stately manner.
  31. To cause to march.
  32. The movement of troops: regular advance: a piece of music fitted for marching to: the distance passed over.
  33. Act of marching; distance marched; music to regulate a march; a boundary; frontier.
  34. Third month of the year.
  35. To move in order, as soldiers.
  36. To move or cause to move with measured steps, as a soldier.
  37. Movement together, as of soldiers; the distance marched; progress; music suitable for marching troops.
  38. The third month of the year, having 31 days.
  39. A boundary; frontier.
  40. The third month of the year.
  41. The border of a country or district.
  42. Regular measured movement, specially of troops; a piece of music to march by; the distance marched over; onward movement.
  43. To cause to march or go.
  44. To border. To ride the marches, to traverse the border lines. See Mark.
  45. To move in a military manner; to walk in a grave, deliberate, or stately manner.
  46. A deliberate, regular, stately walk; the journey of troops from one place to another; the movement of soldiers in order; a deliberate or laborious walk; movement; progression; signal to move; a piece of music fitted to accompany the movement of troops, or composed after the measure of the march of troops.
  47. To move in order by steps; to cause to move; to walk in a stately, deliberate manner.
  48. To join, as a frontier; to border.

Antonyms for march

stall, descend, bring up, regress, draw up, atrophy, pull up, deteriorate, devolve, crumble, worsen, fetch up.

Quotes of march

  1. The whole order of nature evinces a progressive march towards a higher life. – H. P. Blavatsky
  2. The terrorists are fighting freedom with all their cunning and cruelty because freedom is their greatest fear- and they should be afraid, because freedom is on the march – George W. Bush
  3. Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and rings the whole day through, and you make of it a dance, a dirge, or a life march as you will. – Thomas Carlyle
  4. On March 11, 1985, Mikhail Gorbachev became leader of the Soviet Union, and within a few weeks the full -scale reformation he attempted to carry out both inside his country and in its cold war relations with the West, particularly the United States, began to unfold. – Stephen Cohen
  5. Take the decision in early March to arrest Muqtada al -Sadr. It was made apparently without knowledge or understanding of the nature of his movement or how widespread it is. – Juan Cole
  6. We're going to march on Washington with a host of Republicans, Democrats, business leaders, legislators. – Gray Davis
  7. It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. – Charles Dickens
  8. We shall meet again before long to march to new triumphs. – Giuseppe Garibaldi
  9. If we can't begin to agree on fundamentals, such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor, then we really are not ready to march forward into the future. – Alexis Herman
  10. Would it be possible to stand still on one spot more majestically- while simulating a triumphant march forward- than it is done by the two English Houses of Parliament? – Alexander Herzen
  11. Many manufacturers secretly question whether advertising really sells their product, but are vaguely afraid that their competitors might steal a march on them if they stopped. – David Ogilvy
  12. I worked with the March of Dimes to enact legislation for a national birth defects prevention program to provide surveillance, research and preventive services aimed at reducing the rate of birth defects. – Solomon Ortiz
  13. The events of the day's march are now becoming so dreary and dispiriting that one longs to forget them when we camp; it is an effort even to record them in a diary. – Robert Falcon Scott
  14. I was the first candidate to come out against this war, spoke at every anti -war march – Al Sharpton

Usage examples for march

  1. They were fully thirty miles distant from the camp, with eight hours of darkness before them, during which time they could hope to cover only half the march – The Wheel O' Fortune by Louis Tracy
  2. Finally the order, " Forward, march – An American Suffragette by Isaac N. Stevens
  3. I suppose we shall know before we march again, said I. Probably. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  4. If I were in your place I'd lose no time in getting ready to march – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon
  5. " It was I," March said. – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster
  6. If we are attacked from that point, thou wilt have to march – The Invasion of France in 1814 by Émile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian
  7. There had been few hours when March might not come to the house and none to which he did not stay. – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster
  8. Ah, well,- it was all in the day's march – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  9. If I am not to march with him, I can't go; I will not go. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. We also learn that he will march towards Bundelkund. – Fall-of-the-Moghul-Empire-of-Hindustan by Keene, H. G. (Henry George)
  11. He was against the march all along. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  12. Then a long march back and a month of rest and food and sleep would make the men fit for anything. – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
  13. I'll march to the town- hall with you. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. I shall begin and march up and down too, if you do! – Three Comedies by Björnstjerne M. Björnson Commentator: R. Farquharson Sharp
  15. He's four come March – Sowing Seeds in Danny by Nellie L. McClung
  16. From common time, they have passed to quick time- now they march at the double- quick. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  17. It will be a tough march to reach the cache now. – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  18. To come down to business with you, March I sha'n't start this thing unless I can get you to take hold of it. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  19. We'll give him another chance: I'll fire off my gun, which I suppose he will understand as a signal that we are on the march – Twice Lost by W.H.G. Kingston
  20. " Well, upon my word," he said, as he resumed his march up and down-" upon my word!" – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward

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