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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (5)

1. a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year;
[syn: promenade, prom]

2. a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk;
[syn: promenade, mall]

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);
[syn: amble, promenade, saunter, stroll, perambulation]


VERB (2)

1. march in a procession;
- Example: "the veterans paraded down the street"
[syn: parade, troop, promenade]

2. take a leisurely walk;
- Example: "The ladies promenaded along the beach"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Promenade \Prom`e*nade"\, n. [F. (with a foreign suffix), from promener to lead, take for a walk, se promener to walk, from L. prominare to drive forward or along; pro forward + minare to drive animals. See Amenable, Menace.] [1913 Webster] 1. A walk for pleasure, display, or exercise. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. A place for walking; a public walk. --Bp. Montagu. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Promenade \Prom`e*nade"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Promenaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Promenading.] To walk for pleasure, display, or exercise. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

promenade n 1: a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year [syn: promenade, prom] 2: a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk [syn: promenade, mall] 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) [syn: amble, promenade, saunter, stroll, perambulation] v 1: march in a procession; "the veterans paraded down the street" [syn: parade, troop, promenade] 2: take a leisurely walk; "The ladies promenaded along the beach"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

108 Moby Thesaurus words for "promenade": airing, alameda, amble, bal, bal costume, bal masque, ball, barn dance, beaten path, beaten track, berm, bicycle path, boardwalk, boulevard, bridle path, caravan, catwalk, cavalcade, column, constitutional, cortege, country dance, dance, defile, display, dress parade, esplanade, fancy-dress ball, fastwalk, file, file off, flaunt, flyover, foot pavement, footpath, footway, forced march, funeral, garden path, go on parade, groove, hike, hiking trail, hop, jaunt, line, mall, march, march past, mask, masked ball, masque, masquerade, masquerade ball, mixer, motorcade, mule train, mush, pack train, parade, path, pathway, perambulate, peripatetic journey, peripateticism, pomp, prado, procession, prom, public walk, ramble, record hop, review, run, runway, rut, saunter, schlep, shindig, shindy, show off, sidewalk, skimmington, square dance, stag dance, stream, stretch, stretch the legs, string, stroll, strut, take a stretch, take a walk, tea dance, the dansant, towing path, towpath, track, trail, train, traipse, tramp, trottoir, trudge, turn, walk, walking tour, walkway