march verb, noun - definition in the American English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “march”

See all translations

march

verb [I]  us   /mɑrtʃ/

march verb [I] (WALK)

to walk with regular steps of equal length, esp. with other people who are all walking in the same way: The band marched through the downtown streets. If you march, you walk quickly with purpose and determination: She marched up to the customer service desk and demanded her money back.

march

noun [C]  us   /mɑrtʃ/

march noun [C] (MUSIC)

a piece of music with a strong, regular rhythm written for marching to: The parade was led by the high school band, playing a series of marches.

march noun [C] (PUBLIC EVENT)

an event in which many people walk through a public place to express their support of something, often in disapproval of an official position: a protest march

march noun [C] (WALK)

(of a military unit) the act of walking together in formation
(Definition of march verb, noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of march?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More American English definitions for “march”

Definitions of “march” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

kick off

the time when a game of football starts, or when it begins again after it has stopped because of a goal, etc.

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More