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English noun: promenade

1. promenade (event) a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year


Broader (hypernym)ball, formal

2. promenade (artifact) a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk


Broader (hypernym)paseo, walk, walkway

Narrower (hyponym)esplanade

3. promenade (act) a square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle

Broader (hypernym)contra danse, contradance, contredanse, country dancing, country-dance

Part meronymsquare dance, square dancing

4. promenade (act) a march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance

Broader (hypernym)march, marching

Part meronymball

5. promenade (act) a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

Synonymsamble, perambulation, saunter, stroll

Broader (hypernym)walk

Narrower (hyponym)meander, ramble, walkabout

English verb: promenade

1. promenade (motion) march in a procession

SamplesThe veterans paraded down the street.

Synonymsparade, troop

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)march, process

2. promenade (motion) take a leisurely walk

SamplesThe ladies promenaded along the beach.

ExamplesThey promenade down the river

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)walk

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