Definitions for Marchmɑrtʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

marchmɑrtʃ(v.i.)

  1. to walk with regular and measured tread, esp. in step with others.

  2. to proceed in a deliberate manner:

    marched off to bed.

  3. to advance:

    Time marches on.

  4. to take part in an organized march.

  5. (v.t.)to cause to march.

  6. (n.)the act or course of marching.

  7. the distance covered in a single period of marching.

  8. advance; progress:

    the march of science.

  9. a piece of music with a rhythm suited to accompany marching.

    Category: Music and Dance

  10. a procession of people organized as a protest or demonstration.

Idioms for march:

  1. on the march,advancing; progressing.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of march:

1375–1425; < OF marchier to tread < Frankish *markōn

marchmɑrtʃ(n.)

  1. a tract of land along a border of a country; frontier.

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. (v.i.)to touch at the border; border.

    Category: Geography (places)

Origin of march:

1250–1300; ME marche < AF, OF < Frankish; see mark1

Marchmɑrtʃ(n.)

  1. the third month of the year, containing 31 days.

    Ref: Abbr.: Mar.

Origin of March:

1200–50; ME March(e) < AF marche, OF marz, mars< L Mārtius (mēnsis) (month of) Mars, adj. der. of Mārs Mars

Princeton's WordNet

  1. March, Mar(noun)

    the month following February and preceding April

  2. march, marching(noun)

    the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)

    "it was a long march"; "we heard the sound of marching"

  3. march(noun)

    a steady advance

    "the march of science"; "the march of time"

  4. march(noun)

    a procession of people walking together

    "the march went up Fifth Avenue"

  5. borderland, border district, march, marchland(noun)

    district consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area

    "the Welsh marches between England and Wales"

  6. marching music, march(noun)

    genre of music written for marching

    "Sousa wrote the best marches"

  7. Master of Architecture, MArch(verb)

    a degree granted for the successful completion of advanced study of architecture

  8. march, process(verb)

    march in a procession

    "They processed into the dining room"

  9. march(verb)

    force to march

    "The Japanese marched their prisoners through Manchuria"

  10. march(verb)

    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"

  11. demonstrate, march(verb)

    march in protest; take part in a demonstration

    "Thousands demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle"

  12. parade, exhibit, march(verb)

    walk ostentatiously

    "She parades her new husband around town"

  13. march(verb)

    cause to march or go at a marching pace

    "They marched the mules into the desert"

  14. border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on(verb)

    lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

    "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. March(noun)ɑrtʃ

    the 3rd month of the year

    Her birthday is in March.; The concert is on March 17th.

  2. march(verb)ɑrtʃ

    (of soldiers) to walk in a group in time with each other

    soldiers marching into battle

  3. marchɑrtʃ

    to walk somewhere quickly

    He marched straight to the principal's office to complain.

  4. marchɑrtʃ

    to walk in a group in order to protest

    to march for/against sth

  5. march(noun)ɑrtʃ

    a long walk

    the long march up the hill

  6. marchɑrtʃ

    a group walk in protest; = demonstration

    an anti-war march

Wiktionary

  1. March(ProperNoun)

    The third month of the Gregorian calendar, following February and preceding April. Abbreviation: Mar or Mar.

  2. March(ProperNoun)

    for someone born in March, or for someone living near a boundary (marche).

  3. Origin: March, from Marche, from marz, from martius, from earlier Mavors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. March(noun)

    the third month of the year, containing thirty-one days

  2. March(noun)

    a territorial border or frontier; a region adjacent to a boundary line; a confine; -- used chiefly in the plural, and in English history applied especially to the border land on the frontiers between England and Scotland, and England and Wales

  3. March(verb)

    to border; to be contiguous; to lie side by side

  4. March(verb)

    to move with regular steps, as a soldier; to walk in a grave, deliberate, or stately manner; to advance steadily

  5. March(verb)

    to proceed by walking in a body or in military order; as, the German army marched into France

  6. March(verb)

    tO cause to move with regular steps in the manner of a soldier; to cause to move in military array, or in a body, as troops; to cause to advance in a steady, regular, or stately manner; to cause to go by peremptory command, or by force

  7. March(noun)

    the act of marching; a movement of soldiers from one stopping place to another; military progress; advance of troops

  8. March(noun)

    hence: Measured and regular advance or movement, like that of soldiers moving in order; stately or deliberate walk; steady onward movement

  9. March(noun)

    the distance passed over in marching; as, an hour's march; a march of twenty miles

  10. March(noun)

    a piece of music designed or fitted to accompany and guide the movement of troops; a piece of music in the march form

Freebase

  1. March

    March is the third month of the year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. It is one of seven months that are 31 days long. In the Northern Hemisphere, the meteorological beginning of spring occurs on the first day of March. The March equinox on the 20th marks the astronomical beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and the beginning of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere, where September is the seasonal equivalent of the Northern Hemisphere's March. March starts on the same day of the week as November every year, and February in common years only. March ends on the same day of the week as June every year. In leap years, March starts on the same day as September and December of the previous year. In common years, March starts on the same day as June of the previous year.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. March

    the third month of our year; was before 1752 reckoned first month as in the Roman calendar, the legal year beginning on the 25th; it is proverbially dusty and stormy, and is the season of the spring equinox; it was dedicated to the Roman god Mars, whence the name.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'March' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #650

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'March' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1541

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'March' in Nouns Frequency: #2447

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'March' in Verbs Frequency: #757


Translations for March

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

march(noun)

(the) act of marching

a long march; the march of time.

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