parade

[ puh-reyd ]
/ pəˈreɪd /
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noun

verb (used with object), pa·rad·ed, pa·rad·ing.

verb (used without object), pa·rad·ed, pa·rad·ing.

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Origin of parade

1650–60; <French, Middle French <Spanish parada a stop, stopping place, noun use of feminine of parado, past participle of parar to stop, end <Latin parāre to set. See compare, parry, -ade1

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British Dictionary definitions for parade

parade
/ (pəˈreɪd) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of parade

parader, noun

Word Origin for parade

C17: from French: a making ready, a setting out, a boasting display; compare Italian parata, Spanish parada, all ultimately from Latin parāre to prepare
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Idioms and Phrases with parade

parade

see hit parade; rain on one's parade.

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