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Definition of "march" []

  • To walk steadily and rhythmically forward in step with others. (verb-intransitive)
  • To begin to move in such a manner: The troops will march at dawn. (verb-intransitive)
  • To proceed directly and purposefully: marched in and demanded to see the manager. (verb-intransitive)
  • To progress steadily onward; advance: Time marches on. (verb-intransitive)
  • To be arranged in an orderly fashion that suggests steady rhythmical progression. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "march" in a sentence
  • "The present "march of intellect" will _march away_ these bipeds and quadrupeds, and no doubt the noble Marquess of Exeter "would much rather have their _room_ than their _company_.""
  • "This march is an opportunity to demonstrate that what is good for Latinos is central to the nation's future and that our robust community is not a voiceless one."
  • "This march is also crucial to show the frustration of the community and to put more pressure on Congress and the administration to push for policies that make sense politically, economically and socially for all."