parade etymology

English word parade comes from Latin paro (I prepare, arrange. I provide, furnish. I resolve, purpose.), Proto-Indo-European *pr̥-

Detailed word origin of parade

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
paro Latin (lat) I prepare, arrange. I provide, furnish. I resolve, purpose.
*pr̥- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
parar Spanish (spa) (informal second-person singular (voseo) affirmative imperative only) to wait. (pronominal, Chile) see pararlas. (reflexive) see pararse. To lift, raise. To put up, stand up. To stop, halt.
parada Spanish (spa) Stop ).
parade French (fra)
parade English (eng) (intransitive) To march or to display.. (transitive) To display or show; to exhibit in a showy or ostentatious manner; to show off.. (transitive) To march past. (Gallicism) Posture of defense; guard.. (dated) An open space usable for military parades.. (zoology, collective) (uncommon) A term of venery denoting a herd of elephants on the move.. A line of goslings led by one parent and often [...]

Words with the same origin as parade

Descendants of paro
apparatus celestial compare comparison emperor empire empress imperative imperial parachute prepare repair scuba separate separation sever severance