Syn. Ostentation; display; show. Parade, Ostentation. Parade is a pompous exhibition of things
for the purpose of display; ostentation now generally indicates a parade of virtues or other qualities for
which one expects to be honored. "It was not in the mere parade of royalty that the Mexican potentates
exhibited their power." Robertson. "We are dazzled with the splendor of titles, the ostentation of learning,
and the noise of victories." Spectator.
(Pa*rade") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Paraded; p. pr. & vb. n. Parading.] [Cf. F. parader.]
1. To exhibit in a showy or ostentatious manner; to show off.
Parading all her sensibility.Byron.
2. To assemble and form; to marshal; to cause to maneuver or march ceremoniously; as, to parade troops.
(Pa*rade"), v. i.
1. To make an exhibition or spectacle of one's self, as by walking in a public place.
2. To assemble in military order for evolutions and inspection; to form or march, as in review.
(Par"a*digm) n. [F. paradigme, L. paradigma, fr. Gr. fr. to show by the side of, to set up as
an example; para` beside + to show. See Para-, and Diction.]
1. An example; a model; a pattern. [R.] "The paradigms and patterns of all things." Cudworth.
2. (Gram.) An example of a conjugation or declension, showing a word in all its different forms of inflection.
3. (Rhet.) An illustration, as by a parable or fable.
(Par`a*dig*mat"ic Par`a*dig*mat"ic*al) a. paradeigmatiko`s.]> Exemplary. Par`a*dig*mat"ic*al*ly,
(Par`a*dig*mat"ic), n. (Eccl. Hist.) A writer of memoirs of religious persons, as examples
of Christian excellence.
(Par`a*dig"ma*tize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Paradigmatized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Paradigmatizing
] [Gr. paradeigmati`zein. See Paradigm.] To set forth as a model or example. [Obs.] Hammond.
(Par`a*di*sa"ic Par`a*di*sa"ic*al) a. Of or pertaining to, or resembling, paradise; paradisiacal.
"Paradisaical pleasures." Gray.
(Par"a*di`sal) a. Paradisiacal.
(Par"a*dise) n. [OE. & F. paradis, L. paradisus, fr. Gr. para`deisos park, paradise, fr. Zend
pairidaeza an inclosure; pairi around (akin to Gr. ) + diz to throw up, pile up; cf. Skr. dih to smear, and
E. dough. Cf. Parvis.]
1. The garden of Eden, in which Adam and Eve were placed after their creation.
2. The abode of sanctified souls after death.
To-day shalt thou be with me in paradise.Luke xxiii. 43.
It sounds to him like her mother's voice,Longfellow.
Singing in Paradise.