(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. i. tramp, pace, parade, file, advance. See travel.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The act of marching]
Syn. walk, parade, pace, hike, trudge, progression, movement, advancing, advancement, double march, countermarch, goose step, military parade, quick step, double time, quick march, route march; see also step 1 , walk 3 .
2. [The distance or route marched]
Syn. walk, trek, hike; see journey , route 2 .
3. [Music for marching]
Syn. martial music, wedding march, processional; see music .
Syn. move, advance, step out, go on, proceed, space, step, tread, tramp, journey, stroll, saunter, patrol, prowl, walk, pRomenade, parade, goose-step, file, mount a patrol, range, strut, maintain contact, proceed, progress, go ahead, file off, do the lock step, forge ahead; see also travel 2 , walk 1 .
Ant. pause*, halt, retreat.
on the march,
Syn. proceeding, advancing, tramping; see marching .
steal a march on*,
Syn. outdo, gain an advantage over, overcome; see surpass .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
step in time, pace, tramp, tread, parade, goose-step, walk, promenade, file, plod, strut.
manner of: lockstep
marching in formations: close-order drill
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Forward movement: advance, advancement, furtherance, headway, progress, progression. See BETTER, FORWARD.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To walk with long steps, especially in a vigorous manner: stalk, stride. See MOVE. 2. To travel about or journey on foot: backpack, hike, peregrinate, traipse, tramp, trek. See MOVE. 3. To go forward, especially toward a conclusion: advance, come (along), get along, move, proceed, progress. See APPROACH.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun The line or area separating geopolitical units: border, borderland, boundary, frontier, march-land. See EDGE, TERRITORY.

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