Definition of parade
- v. t. - The ground where a military display is held, or where
troops are drilled.
- v. t. - 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
- v. t. - Pompous show; formal display or exhibition.
- v. t. - 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.
- v. t. - Posture of defense; guard.
- v. t. - A public walk; a promenade.
- v. t. - To exhibit in a showy or ostentatious manner; to show
- v. t. - To assemble and form; to marshal; to cause to maneuver
or march ceremoniously; as, to parade troops.
- v. i. - To make an exhibition or spectacle of one's self, as by
walking in a public place.
- v. i. - To assemble in military order for evolutions and
inspection; to form or march, as in review.