parade

The Correct spelling is: parade

Common misspellings of the word parade are:

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  • n.
      1. An organized public procession on a festive or ceremonial occasion.
      2. The participants in such a procession.
      1. A regular place of assembly for reviews of troops. Also called parade ground.
      2. A ceremonial review of troops.
      3. The troops taking part in such a review.
    1. A line or extended group of moving persons or things: a parade of strollers on the mall.
    2. An extended, usually showy succession: a parade of fads and styles.
    3. An ostentatious show; an exhibition: make a parade of one's talents. See synonyms at display.
    4. A public square or promenade.

    v., -rad·ed, -rad·ing, -rades.

    v.intr.
    1. To take part in a parade; march in a public procession: The circus performers and animals paraded down Main Street.
    2. To assemble for a ceremonial military review or other exercise.
    3. To stroll in public, especially so as to be seen; promenade.
    4. To behave so as to attract attention; show off.
    v.tr.
    1. To cause to take part in a parade: paraded the floats past city hall.
    2. To assemble (troops) for a ceremonial review.
    3. To march or walk through or around: parade the campus.
    4. To exhibit ostentatiously; flaunt: paraded their wealth. See synonyms at show.

    [Probably French, action of stopping a horse, from Old Spanish parada, from Vulgar Latin *parāta, from feminine past participle of Latin parāre, to prepare.]

    parader pa·rad'er n.


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