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cortege

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cortege

  1. 1 a body of employees or servants who accompany and wait on a person <the movie star's cortege included her hair stylist, makeup artist, personal assistant, and press agent> Synonyms entourage, following, posse, retinue, suite, tail, train Related Words crew, personnel, staff; court; assistant, attendant, helper, retainer

  2. 2 a body of individuals moving along in an orderly and often ceremonial way <the funeral cortege of mourners stretched for three city blocks> Synonyms parade, procession Related Words progress; callithump; column, line, string, train



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