Noun: marching maa(r)-ching
Verb: march maa(r)ch
- The act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
"we heard the sound of marching";
- Walk in a procession; walk in a disciplined military manner
"They marched into the dining room";
- Force to walk somewhere in procession
"The Japanese marched their prisoners through Manchuria"
- 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"
- March in protest; take part in a demonstration
"Thousands marched against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle";
- Walk ostentatiously
"She marches her new husband around town";
- parade, exhibit
- Cause to march or go at a marching pace
"They marched the mules into the desert"
- Lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
"England marches with Scotland";
- border, adjoin, edge, abut, butt, butt against, butt on
Derived forms: marchings
See also: march on, marched upon
Type of: adjoin, contact, dissent, meet, protest, resist, touch, walk, walking
Encyclopedia: Marching March, Fredric