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PROMENADE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does promenade mean? 

PROMENADE (noun)
  The noun PROMENADE has 5 senses:

1. a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year
2. a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
3. a square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle
4. a march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance
5. a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

  Familiarity information: PROMENADE used as a noun is common.


PROMENADE (verb)
  The verb PROMENADE has 2 senses:

1. march in a procession
2. take a leisurely walk

  Familiarity information: PROMENADE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROMENADE (noun)


Sense 1promenade [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

prom; promenade

Hypernyms ("promenade" is a kind of...):

ball; formal (a lavish dance requiring formal attire)


Sense 2promenade [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A public area set aside as a pedestrian walk

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

mall; promenade

Hypernyms ("promenade" is a kind of...):

paseo; walk; walkway (a path set aside for walking)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "promenade"):

esplanade (a long stretch of open level ground (paved or grassy) for walking beside the seashore)


Sense 3promenade [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("promenade" is a kind of...):

contra danse; contradance; contredanse; country dancing; country-dance (a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line)

Holonyms ("promenade" is a part of...):

square dance; square dancing (American country dancing in which couples form squares)


Sense 4promenade [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("promenade" is a kind of...):

march; marching (the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind))

Holonyms ("promenade" is a part of...):

ball (the people assembled at a lavish formal dance)


Sense 5promenade [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

amble; stroll; perambulation; saunter; promenade

Hypernyms ("promenade" is a kind of...):

walk (the act of walking somewhere)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "promenade"):

meander; ramble (an aimless amble on a winding course)

walkabout (a public stroll by a celebrity to meet people informally)


PROMENADE (verb)


Sense 1promenade [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

March in a procession

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

promenade; troop; parade

Context example:

the veterans paraded down the street

Hypernyms (to "promenade" is one way to...):

march; process (march in a procession)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 2promenade [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Take a leisurely walk

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Context example:

The ladies promenaded along the beach

Hypernyms (to "promenade" is one way to...):

walk (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

They promenade down the river


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