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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


Synonymsprom


Broader (hypernym)ball, formal

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


Synonymsmall


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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