What is another word for cortege?

Pronunciation: [kˈɔːtɛd͡ʒ] (IPA)

Cortege refers to a procession or a group moving together, often in a formal manner. There are a variety of synonyms for this word, all of which convey a similar idea, but with slightly different nuances. Some common synonyms for cortege include retinue, entourage, procession, convoy, train, caravan, escort, and motorcade. Retinue and entourage both suggest a group of individuals accompanying someone important, while procession and convoy imply a more ceremonial or formal procession. Caravan and train both suggest a group of vehicles moving together, while escort and motorcade imply some level of security or protection. No matter which synonym you choose, each one can help you convey the idea of a group moving together in an orderly manner.

Synonyms for Cortege:

What are the hypernyms for Cortege?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Cortege?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for cortege (as nouns)

Usage examples for Cortege

It was formed of black basalt and was crowned with a fringe of contrasting vegetation, but the most remarkable thing about it was that its surface was literally honeycombed with small holes from which, as the canoe cortege drew up, innumerable heads were poked.
"The Boy Aviators in Africa"
Captain Wilbur Lawton
In vain the priests who formed the cortege addressed themselves to his heart, and spoke to his feelings, and at last finding little success by these methods, explained to him the mortal sin and crime for which eternal damnation itself might not be a too heavy retribution if he persisted in preventing his holiness to pass, and thus be the means of opposing an obstacle to the head of the whole Catholic church, for celebrating the mass; the soldier remained firm and unmoved, the only answer he returned being, "that he had his orders, and dared not disobey them."
"The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete"
Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
When we reached College-green the leaders of the cortege suddenly drew up, and we soon found that the entire street opposite the Bank was filled with a dense mob of people, who appeared to be swayed hither and thither, like some mighty beast, as the individuals composing it were engaged in close conflict.
"The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete"
Charles James Lever (1806-1872)

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