parade


parade
01. There will be a [parade] down Douglas Street today to celebrate the anniversary of our nation's liberation.
02. The children were [paraded] in front of the school at the beginning of the sports festival.
03. The athletes [paraded] into the stadium to mark the start of the Olympic Games.
04. The new recruits were on [parade] in the plaza by 7:00 this morning.
05. The flags of all the nations taking part in the summit were [paraded] past the conference site.
06. The captured spies were [paraded] before the television cameras.
07. The candidate [paraded] a number of leading business figures before the media to emphasize his support in the business world.
08. The Santa Claus [parade] wound along First Avenue to the park.
09. The [parade] took about 3 hours to pass by our store.
10. The police [paraded] the captured escapees in front of the media.
11. The enemy soldiers were [paraded] through the streets, where hundreds of people had lined up to scream and throw rocks at them.
12. The [parade] featured a group of performing dogs, which did tricks and delighted the spectators.
13. Writer Edgar Allan Poe was expelled from West Point Military Academy for showing up for a public [parade] wearing only a white belt and gloves.
14. Mike Ditka once observed that if you're not in the [parade], you watch the [parade]. That's life.
15. Franklin Roosevelt once said that the loneliest feeling in the world is when you think you are leading the [parade], and turn to find that no one is following you.
16. In England in the 1800s, a man could take his unwanted wife to the market, [parade] her around with a rope around her neck, and sell her to the highest bidder.

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  • parade — [ parad ] n. f. • v. 1560; de parer I ♦ (de 1. parer) 1 ♦ Étalage que l on fait d une chose, afin de se faire valoir. ⇒ 2. affectation, exhibition, ostentation; fam. bluff, épate, esbroufe. « le désir de parade qui excite devant les femmes tous… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Parade — Pa*rade , n. [F., fr. Sp. parada a halt or stopping, an assembling for exercise, a place where troops are assembled to exercise, fr. parar to stop, to prepare. See {Pare}, v. t.] 1. The ground where a military display is held, or where troops are …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parade — Parade. s. f. Montre d une chose qui n est que pour l ornement. Mettre une chose en parade. cela n est mis là que pour parade. Il se dit generalement de tout ce qui est moins pour l usage que pour l ornement. Un lit de parade. une chambre de… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • parade — [pə rād′] n. [Fr < Sp parada, a parade, place for the exercise of troops < parar, to stop (a horse), prepare < L parare,PREPARE] 1. ostentatious or pompous display 2. a) a military display or assembly; esp., a review of marching troops… …   English World dictionary

  • Parade — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Parade puede referirse a: Parade Magazine, una revista Parade, alias de Antonio Galvañ, músico murciano Parade, álbum de Prince Parade, álbum de DJ Tiësto Obtenido de Parade Categoría: Wikipedia:Desambiguación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Parade — Sf std. (17. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. parade, dieses aus span. parada, einer Ableitung von span. parár zieren, schmücken (eigentlich zubereiten ; parat). Paradebett ist so benannt als ursprüngliche Bezeichnung des Bettes, in dem der… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Parade — (von französisch parade aus parer „bereiten“; „abwehren“) bezeichnet: Parade (Album), Album von Prince (1986) Parade (Ballett), Ballett von Erik Satie (1917) Parade (Lübeck), historische Straße in Lübeck einen feierlichen Aufmarsch militärischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • parade — ► NOUN 1) a public procession. 2) a formal march or gathering of troops for inspection or display. 3) a series or succession. 4) a boastful or ostentatious display. 5) Brit. a public square, promenade, or row of shops. ► VERB 1) …   English terms dictionary

  • Parade — Pa*rade , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Paraded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parading}.] [Cf. F. parader.] 1. To exhibit in a showy or ostentatious manner; to show off. [1913 Webster] Parading all her sensibility. Byron. [1913 Webster] 2. To assemble and form; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parade — Pa*rade , v. i. 1. To make an exhibition or spectacle of one s self, as by walking in a public place. [1913 Webster] 2. To assemble in military order for evolutions and inspection; to form or march, as in review or in a public celebratory… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parade — Surtout porté dans le Périgord et le Limousin, le nom désigne celui qui est originaire d une localité appelée (la) Parade. Sens du toponyme : enceinte fortifiée (latin parata = protégée) …   Noms de famille