• third month of the gregorian calendar
• long journey by foot; coordinated steps of soldiers; organized walk; progression; marching song; boundary
• trek, journey; walk in coordinated steps like soldiers; march in protest, demonstrate; advance; border
• march is the third month of the year in the western calendar.
• when soldiers march, they walk with regular steps, as a group. verb here but can also be used as a count noun. e.g. we were woken in the middle of the night for a long march.
• when a large group of people march, they walk somewhere together in order to protest about something. verb here but can also be used as a count noun. e.g. a million people took part in last year's march.
• if you march somewhere, you walk there quickly, for example because you are angry.
• if you march someone somewhere, you force them to walk there with you by holding their arm.
• the march of something is its steady development or progress.
• descend from, get down from
• advance in the direction of
• parade in front of
• advance toward, go forward toward
march under the standard of
• go under the flag of, march under the banner of
beware the ides of march
• beware on the 15th of the month of march (line from the play "julius caesar" by shakespeare)
• funeral march; slow march played for funeral processions
• forced march of prisoners for extended periods of time during which many prisoners die due to a lack of food or water or other proper supplies
• march whose purpose is to reach one's destination as quickly as possible
• carrying a noisy and wild prisoner with his face downwards by his four limbs
• if you are frog-marched somewhere, you are forced to walk there by two people, each holding one of your arms.
• procession for accompanying the deceased to the grave
million man march
• march of african american men which took place in washington d.c. in 1995 (organized by the nation of islam leader louis farrakhan)
• march between reference points which must be discovered
on the march
• going forward on foot, advance by marching
• a route march is a long, difficult, and tiring walk, especially one done by soldiers as a training exercise.
the wedding march
• famous musical composition often played during weddings (composed by felix mendelssohn)
• parade in celebration of victory