Definitions of parade

  1. To go about in military array; to walk about for show.
  2. To array or marshal, as in military order; promenade for display.
  3. The ground where a military display is held, or where troops are drilled.
  4. Pompous show; formal display or exhibition.
  5. That which is displayed; a show; a spectacle; an imposing procession; the movement of any body marshaled in military order; as, a parade of firemen.
  6. Posture of defense; guard.
  7. A public walk; a promenade.
  8. To assemble and form; to marshal; to cause to maneuver or march ceremoniously; as, to parade troops.
  9. To assemble and form in military order as for review; to march over or through; make a display of.
  10. To show off: to marshal in military order.
  11. To display ostentatiously; display as soldiers.
  12. To make an exhibition or spectacle of one's self, as by walking in a public place.
  13. To assemble in military order for evolutions and inspection; to form or march, as in review.
  14. To exhibit or walk about to show one self; to take part in a formal march.
  15. To walk about as if for show: to pass in military order: to march in procession.
  16. To go about for show, or as soldiers.
  17. To make a display of; to array in military order.
  18. To cause to assemble for inspection or exercise; to assemble in military order; to walk about as for show.
  19. a visible display; " she made a parade of her sorrows"
  20. a ceremonial procession including people marching
  21. an extended ( often showy) succession of persons or things; " a parade of strollers on the mall"; " a parade of witnesses"
  22. march in a procession; " the veterans paraded down the street"
  23. An assembly and orderly arrangement or display of troops, in full equipments, for inspection or evolutions before some superior officer; a review of troops. Parades are general, regimental, or private ( troop, battery, or company), according to the force assembled.
  24. Pompous display or show; a military display, or review of troops; place of assembly for exercising and inspecting troops; a formal march.
  25. The arrangement of troops for display or inspection: the place where such a display takes place: military display: pompous display.
  26. Pompous display; military display.
  27. A marshaling and review of troops; a ceremonious procession; show; ostentation.
  28. Show; display; pompous display or procession; military display; the place where troops assemble for parade.
  29. Order or array of troops; the place where troops assemble for exercise, & c.; show; ostentatious display.