(noun, verb)


1. a ceremonial procession including people marching

Definition categories: group, procession

2. an extended (often showy) succession of persons or things

- a parade of strollers on the mall

- a parade of witnesses

Definition categories: group, succession

3. a visible display

- she made a parade of her sorrows

Definition categories: act, display, exhibit, showing

Sentences with parade as a noun:

- The floats and horses in the parade were impressive, but the marching bands were really amazing.

- The dinner was a parade of courses, each featuring foods more elaborate than the last.

- a parade of shops

- He was parked on Chester Parade.


1. walk ostentatiously

- She parades her new husband around town

Similar word(s): exhibit, march

Definition categories: motion, walk

2. march in a procession

- the veterans paraded down the street

Similar word(s): promenade, troop

Definition categories: motion, march, process

Sentences with parade as a verb:

- They paraded around the field, simply to show their discipline.

- They paraded dozens of fashions past the crowd.

- After the field show, it is customary to parade the stands before exiting the field.