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parade

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of parade

  1. a body of individuals moving along in an orderly and often ceremonial way a Fourth of July parade Synonyms of parade cortege, processionWords Related to parade progress; callithump; column, line, string, train


parade

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of parade

  1. 1 to move along with a steady regular step especially in a group the marching band paraded past jubilant crowds Synonyms of parade file, pace, march, strideWords Related to parade goose-step; perambulate, step, traipse, tread; hike, tramp; lumber, plod, stamp, stomp, stride, trudgeNear Antonyms of parade amble, meander, ramble, stroll, wander

  2. 2 to present so as to invite notice or attention intends to parade her expensive new dress at the party Synonyms of parade display, disport, exhibit, expose, flash, flaunt, lay out, show, produce, show off, sport, strut, unveilWords Related to parade brandish, flourish, wave; advertise, air, announce, blaze, broadcast, herald, placard, post, proclaim, publicize, sound, trumpet; divulge, talk (about), tell (of); bare, discover, reveal, uncloak, uncover, unmaskNear Antonyms of parade camouflage, disguise, mask; conceal, cover, curtain, enshroud, hide, obscure, occlude, occult, shroud, veil

Synonym Discussion of parade

show, exhibit, display, expose, parade, flaunt mean to present so as to invite notice or attention. show implies no more than enabling another to see or examine.
    • showed her snapshots to the whole group
exhibit stresses putting forward prominently or openly.
    • exhibit paintings at a gallery
display emphasizes putting in a position where others may see to advantage.
    • display sale items
expose suggests bringing forth from concealment and displaying.
    • sought to expose the hypocrisy of the town fathers
parade implies an ostentatious or arrogant displaying.
    • parading their piety for all to see
flaunt suggests a shameless, boastful, often offensive parading.
    • nouveaux riches flaunting their wealth


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