Marched vs Parched - What's the difference?

marched | parched |


As verbs the difference between marched and parched

is that marched is (march) while parched is (parch).

As an adjective parched is

dry.

marched

English

Verb

(head)
  • (march)
  • Anagrams

    *

    march

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) . Akin to (etyl) mearc'', ''?emearc "mark, boundary".

    Noun

    (es)
  • A formal, rhythmic way of walking, used especially by soldiers, bands and in ceremonies.
  • A political rally or parade
  • Any song in the genre of music written for marching (see )
  • Steady forward movement or progression.
  • the march of time
  • (euchre) The feat of taking all the tricks of a hand.
  • Synonyms
    * (steady forward movement or progression) process * (political rally) protest, parade, rally * (steady forward movement) advancement, progression
    Derived terms
    * countermarch * dead march * death march * double march * force-march * forced march * freedom march * frog-march, frog march, frog's march * funeral march * gain a march on, get a march on * grand march * hour of march * in a full march * in march * Jacksonian march * Jarvis march * line of march * make a march * march haemoglobinuria, march hemoglobinuria * march-on * march-order * march out * march-past * march-time * march tumor, march tumour * march to a different drummer * march to the beat of a different drum * minute of march * on a march * on the march * outmarch * rogue's march * route march, route-march, routemarch * slow march * snowball marches * steal a march * wedding march

    Verb

    (es)
  • To walk with long, regular strides, as a soldier does.
  • To cause someone to walk somewhere.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year = 1967 , first = Barbara , last = Sleigh , authorlink = Barbara Sleigh , title = (Jessamy) , edition = 1993 , location = Sevenoaks, Kent , publisher=Bloomsbury , isbn = 0 340 19547 9 , page = 84 , url = , passage = The old man heaved himself from the chair, seized Jessamy by her pinafore frill and marched her to the house. }}
  • To go to war; to make military advances.
  • Derived terms
    * dismarch * marcher * marching * march off * march on * march to the beat of a different drum * outmarch * overmarch * remarch

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (es)
  • A border region, especially one originally set up to defend a boundary.
  • * , Book V:
  • Therefore, sir, be my counsayle, rere up your lyege peple and sende kynges and dewkes to loke unto your marchis , and that the mountaynes of Almayne be myghtyly kepte.
  • (label) A region at a frontier governed by a marquess.
  • The name for any of various territories with similar meanings or etymologies in their native languages.
  • * 1819 , (Lord Byron), , IV:
  • Juan's companion was a Romagnole, / But bred within the March of old Ancona.
    Synonyms
    * (border region) frontier, marchland * (territory) county palatinate, county palatine
    Derived terms
    * Lord Warden of the Marches * marcher * march-gat * march-land * march-man * march parts, march-party * * march stone * march-ward *

    Verb

  • To have common borders or frontiers
  • Etymology 3

    Noun

    (es)
  • (obsolete) Smallage.
  • Synonyms
    * (l)

    parched

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Dry.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1818 , author=Mary Shelley , title=Frankenstein , chapter=8 citation , passage=I passed a night of unmingled wretchedness. In the morning I went to the court; my lips and throat were parched . I dared not ask the fatal question, but I was known, and the officer guessed the cause of my visit.}}
  • Thirsty.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (parch)