Esplanade vs. Promenade

Esplanade vs. Promenade — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Esplanade and Promenade

Esplanadenoun

A flat open stretch of pavement or grass, especially one designed as a promenade along a shore.

Promenadenoun

A leisurely walk, especially one taken in a public place as a social activity.

Esplanadenoun

A clear space between a citadel and the nearest houses of the town.

Promenadenoun

A public place for such walking.

Esplanadenoun

The glacis of the counterscarp, or the slope of the parapet of the covered way toward the country.

Promenadenoun

A formal dance; a ball.

Esplanadenoun

A grass plat; a lawn.

Promenadenoun

A march of all the guests at the opening of a ball.

Esplanadenoun

Any clear, level space used for public walks or drives; especially, a terrace by the seaside.

Promenadenoun

A square-dance figure in which couples march counterclockwise in a circle.

Esplanadenoun

a long stretch of open level ground (paved or grassy) for walking beside the seashore

Promenadenoun

In ballet, a slow supported turn on one foot.

Promenadeverb

To go on a leisurely walk.

Promenadeverb

To execute a promenade at a ball or in square dancing.

Promenadeverb

To take a promenade along or through

"[The] young women ... promenaded the streets in the cool of evening" (Charles Dickens).

Promenadeverb

To take or display on or as if on a promenade

promenade a friend.promenade one's charms.

Promenadenoun

(formal) A prom dance.

Promenadenoun

A walk taken for pleasure, display, or exercise; a stroll.

Promenadenoun

A place where one takes a walk for leisurely pleasure, or for exercise, especially a terrace by the seaside.

Promenadenoun

A dance motion consisting of a walk, done while square dancing.

Promenadeverb

To walk for amusement, show, or exercise.

Promenadeverb

To perform the stylized walk of a square dance.

Promenadenoun

a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year

Promenadenoun

a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk

Promenadenoun

a square dance figure; couples march counterclockwise in a circle

Promenadenoun

a march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance

Promenadenoun

a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

Promenadeverb

march in a procession;

the veterans paraded down the street

Promenadeverb

take a leisurely walk;

The ladies promenaded along the beach