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Parade appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Traci rots: I honed a rapier of ebony as I say no before I parade no historic art.
  • We stoned a rap duo, yet one calm idyll is a silly dim lace note you’d parade, not sew.
  • "Punish serfs," testified a rapist, "it’s Hannah’s tits I parade if it sets fresh sin up."
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The word parade is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun parade

What does parade mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: parades

  1. a ceremonial procession including people marching
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic word: procession = the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
    • more specific terms: callithump parade / callathump / callithump = a noisy boisterous parade
  2. an extended (often showy) succession of persons or things
    • examples: a parade of strollers on the mall | a parade of witnesses
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic word: succession = a group of people or things arranged or following in order
  3. a visible display
    • example: she made a parade of her sorrows
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: display / exhibit / showing = something shown to the public

Alternative definition of the noun parade


  1. An organized procession consisting of a series of consecutive displays, performances, exhibits, etc. displayed by moving down a street past a crowd.
  2. Any succession, series, or display of items.
  3. A line of goslings led by one parent and often trailed by the other.
  4. A street, avenue or road.

Specialised definition of the noun parade

Glossary of sports / dog racing

the showing of the dogs to the spectators before the start of the race (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

Glossary of sports / motorsports / motorcycle speedway

when the riders are introduced to the public (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

Definition of the verb parade

What does parade mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: paraded | parading | parades

  1. walk ostentatiously
    • examples: She parades her new husband around town | The horses parade across the field
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonyms of parade: exhibit / march
    • more generic word: walk = make walk
  2. march in a procession

Phrases with Parade

Phrases starting with the word Parade:

  1. parade ground
  2. Parade of horribles

Phrases ending with the word Parade:

  1. Hat Parade
  2. hit parade
  3. sick parade
  4. Morning Parade
  5. identity parade
  6. callithump parade
  7. Ticker tape parade
  8. Rain on Someone's Parade
  9. To Rain on Someone's Parade

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Parade

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Google previewThe World To-day (1910)

by Samuel Fallows, Edmund Buckley, Shailer Mathews

The parade is the first task of the day, and it is the bane of the trouper's life. Only the stars are exempt; every one else, even many of the canvasmen, is pressed into service for this display.

Google previewThe Mid-Pacific Magazine (1917)

The military parade is the most im— posing of the three for there have been as many as 5000 men in line led by the...

Google previewUntwisting the Serpent (2000)

Modernism in Music, Literature, and Other Arts by Daniel Albright

Parade is a profound response not only to the Great War, but W T** also to avant- garde art, from within avant-garde art: an...

Parade is an attempt to create a totally cubist reality — as if the universe had been swallowed up by a simulacrum of ...

Google previewThe Mouse and the Myth (2017)

Sacred Art and Secular Ritual of Disneyland by Dorene Koehler

The parade is a return to a show that emphasizes the primacy of Disney's classic music and images in concert with...

Google previewOur Dumb Animals (1910)

by George Thorndike Angell

The chief difference between the English and the American parade is that in the American parade an attempt is made to...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia, a Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1884)

Prime, Parade.—In using prime to parry the thrust in seconde, pass your point over the adversary's blade, lower it to the waist, keeping your wrist as high as your mouth, nails . elbow bent, and É. eld back as far as possible. The left foot should ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

PARADE-PARADOX. PARADE, n. pa-rád' [F. parade, a place where troops assemble—from Sp. parada, one of the figures in the carrousel, a halt—from Sp. parar, to stop, to haltfrom L. parātus, placed in order: It, parata, any preparation]: order ...

Google previewIconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art (1852)

by Johann Georg Heck

Tierce parade (fig.

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

This thrust is best parried by pointe volanle ; it may also be parried by tierce, and the cart cover arm parade. 8. Carte cut outside the arm, is thus executed : when on guard in tierce over your opponent's arm, lower by stealth your point by means ...

Google previewChamber's Encyclopaedia (1875)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

Prime, Parade.-In using prime to parry the thrust in seconde, pass your point over the adversa.ry's blade, lower it to the waist, keeping our wrist as hi (h as our mouth, nails downward, elbow bent. and ody icld back as for as iossible. The left foot ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Military Terms (1918)

by Edward Samuel Farrow

Parade. — An assembly and orderly arrangement or display of troops, in full equipments, for inspection or evolutions before some superior officer; the ground where a military display is held, or where troops are drilled : in camp, that spot of ...

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Usage statistics about parade

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Small photo of New Orleans, Louisiana/USA - February 10, 2018 : The Mardi Gras Parade 2018 in New Orleans: The biggest Mardi Gras celebrates in New Orleands with a beautiful and various paradesSmall photo of New Orleans, LA - February 9, 2018: The Krewe of Hermes and the Krewe D'Etat showcase their parade down St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans, LA for the Carnival Season.Small photo of Recife, Brazil - February 8th, 2018: Portrait of a female dancer carnival parade. The comparsas and dancers parades from Av Rio Branco to the stage at the waterfront.Small photo of New Orleans, LA/USA - February 10, 2018: A parade attendee strikes a pose while waiting for the Krewe of Iris and the Krewe of Tucks parades to roll down St. Charles Ave. in New Orleans, LA.Small photo of Unrecognizable backlit crowd with rainbows flags and signs in the annual Pride Parade as it passes through Greenwich Village.Small photo of Dog with rainbow flag collar at annual gay pride parade & festival in Tel-AvivSmall photo of Silleteros Parade, Flower Fair, Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia More...

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Quotes about Parade

Courage means going against majority opinion in the name of the truth. (Vaclav Havel)
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Scrabble value of P3A1R1A1D2E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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