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Meaning of MARCH

Pronunciation:  mârch, mârch

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a steady advance; "the march of science"; "the march of time"
  2. [n]  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. [n]  a degree granted for the successful completion of advanced study of architecture
  4. [n]  genre of music written for marching; "Sousa wrote the best marches"
  5. [n]  a procession of people walking together; "the march went up Fifth Avenue"
  6. [n]  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"
  7. [n]  the month following February and preceding April
  8. [v]  lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
  9. [v]  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"
  10. [v]  walk ostentatiously; "She parades her new husband around town"
  11. [v]  march in a procession; "They processed into the dining room"
  12. [v]  force to march; "The Japanese marched their prisoners through Manchuria"
  13. [v]  cause to march or go at a marching pace; "They marched the mules into the desert"
  14. [v]  march in protest; take part in a demonstration; "Thousands demonstrated against globalization during the meeting of the most powerful economic nations in Seattle"

MARCH is a 5 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: abut, adjoin, border, border district, borderland, butt, butt against, butt on, demonstrate, edge, exhibit, Mar, marching, marching music, marchland, Master of Architecture, parade, process
 See Also: advance, advance, advancement, Annunciation, Annunciation Day, contact, countermarch, debouch, dissent, district, file, forward motion, frogmarch, genre, go on, goose step, Gregorian calendar, Gregorian calendar month, hunger march, Lady Day, march, March 19, March 2, March 25, march on, march out, martial music, master's degree, meet, mid-March, military march, military music, move on, music genre, musical genre, musical style, neighbor, neighbour, New Style, onward motion, pass on, picket, procession, processional march, progress, progress, progression, promenade, promenade, protest, quick march, recessional march, resist, routemarch, Saint Joseph, spring, springtime, St Joseph, territory, Texas Independence Day, touch, troop, walk, walk, walking



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \March\, n. [L. Martius mensis Mars'month fr. Martius
    belonging to Mars, the god of war: cf. F. mars. Cf.
    The third month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
          The stormy March is come at last, With wind, and cloud,
          and changing skies.                      --Bryant.
    {As mad as a March Hare}, an old English Saying derived from
       the fact that March is the rutting time of hares, when
       they are excitable and violent. --Wright.
  2. \March\, n. [OE. marche, F. marche; of German origin; cf.
    OHG. marcha, G. mark, akin to OS. marka, AS. mearc, Goth.
    marka, L. margo edge, border, margin, and possibly to E. mark
    a sign. [root]106. Cf. {Margin}, {Margrave}, {Marque},
    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
          Geneva is situated in the marches of several dominions
          -- France, Savoy, and Switzerland.       --Fuller.
          Lords of waste marches, kings of desolate isles.
  3. \March\, v. i. [Cf. OF. marchir. See 2d {March}.]
    To border; to be contiguous; to lie side by side. [Obs.]
          That was in a strange land Which marcheth upon
          Chimerie.                                --Gower.
    {To march with}, to have the same boundary for a greater or
       less distance; -- said of an estate.
  4. \March\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Marched}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Marching}.] [F. marcher, in OF. also, to tread, prob. fr. L.
    marcus hammer. Cf. {Mortar}.]
    1. To move with regular steps, as a soldier; to walk in a
       grave, deliberate, or stately manner; to advance steadily.
    2. To proceed by walking in a body or in military order; as,
       the German army {marched} into France.
  5. \March\, v. t.
    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.
          March them again in fair array.          --Prior.
  6. \March\, n. [F. marche.]
    1. The act of marching; a movement of soldiers from one
       stopping place to another; military progress; advance of
             These troops came to the army harassed with a long
             and wearisome march.                  --Bacon.
    2. Hence: Measured and regular advance or movement, like that
       of soldiers moving in order; stately or deliberate walk;
       steady onward movement.
             With solemn march Goes slow and stately by them.
             This happens merely because men will not bide their
             time, but will insist on precipitating the march of
             affairs.                              --Buckle.
    3. The distance passed over in marching; as, an hour's march;
       a march of twenty miles.
    4. A piece of music designed or fitted to accompany and guide
       the movement of troops; a piece of music in the march
             The drums presently striking up a march. --Knolles.
    {To make a march}, (Card Playing), to take all the tricks of
       a hand, in the game of euchre.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of the month of march means disappointing returns in business and your honor and trust will be called into question.
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