What does marching mean?

Definitions for marching
march·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word marching.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. marching(Noun)

    An action described by the verb "to march".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Marching

    of March

  2. Marching

    a. & n., fr. March, v

Freebase

  1. Marching

    Marching refers to the organized, uniformed, steady and rhythmic walking forward, usually associated with military troops. Marching is often performed to march music, and often associated with military parades. Marching is part of basic training in the military in most countries. In most cases, marching uses a system of drill commands. Learning to march by obeying commands is considered a form of discipline. While marching, individuals must maintain their dress, cover, interval, and distance: ⁕dress — alignment with the person to the side; ⁕cover — alignment with the person in front; ⁕interval — space between the person to the side; ⁕distance — space between the person in front. In Northern Ireland marching is a major part of the culture, with hundreds of marches occurring annually. These are usually organized by groups such as the Orange Order, which provide most of the participants. Music is provided by marching bands including silver bands, flute bands and others. Marching is often seen as a symbol of control over a particular area, and marching is often seen as a sectarian activity. The Royal Marines refer to a long distance march carrying full kit as a Yomp. The most famous yomp of recent times was during the 1982 Falklands War.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. marching

    One of the first necessities to distinguish a body of disciplined troops from a mere crowd of men is a regular cadenced step, taken by every individual at the same time, and with the same foot. When troops are to march a long distance the route step is employed, the men keeping the same distance and their places in the ranks as when marching on drills, parades, reviews, musters, etc., where the cadenced step in common, quick, or double time is employed. In the U. S. service the length of the step in common and quick time is 28 inches, and the cadence is at the rate of 90 steps per minute for common time and 110 for quick time; in double time the length of the step is 33 inches and the cadence at the rate of 165 steps per minute, but it may be increased to 180. In the feudal ages, when infantry fell into disrepute, cadenced marching was unattended to, and seems only to have been thoroughly revived by Marshal Saxe.

How to pronounce marching?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say marching in sign language?

  1. marching

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of marching in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of marching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of marching in a Sentence

  1. Palmetto Ridge:

    I've never seen them so happy. The mood at Palmetto Ridge is in contrast to some other bands and performers who are refusing to attend for political reasons. Not one Washington, D.C., high school marching band will be in Trump’s Inauguration Day parade, the first time that has happened in six inaugurations. There are also online petitions gathering signatures to urge some marching bands to drop out, like the University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s and the Talladega College Band in Alabama. I don't look at it as a political issue.

  2. Jim McDonald:

    We shouldn’t expect the market to start marching upwards from here, it needs some time to heal.

  3. Anthony Leiserowitz:

    Greta Thunberg, in the space of basically 14 months, goes from being a lonely teenage girl sitting with a little sign outside the Parliament building, all by Greta Thunberg, to on one day having 4 million people marching in the streets with Greta Thunberg all around the world, that's remarkable !

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A strong person walks solo only and never seen marching with the masses of people.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Are there anything more dishonourable and more coward than not marching in front of the army after taking the decision of war as a politician? Sending others for dying but keeping himself in safety is the affair of the low man only!

Images & Illustrations of marching

  1. marchingmarchingmarchingmarchingmarching

Popularity rank by frequency of use

marching#10000#15712#100000

Translations for marching

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for marching »

Translation

Find a translation for the marching definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these marching definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "marching." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 13 Apr. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/marching>.

    Are we missing a good definition for marching? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    add details, as to an account or idea
    • A. famish
    • B. denudate
    • C. embellish
    • D. elaborate

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for marching:


    Definitions.net

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.