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Definition 1: an organized group of workmen - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for crew in the sense of this definition

(crew is a kind of ...) an organization regarded as part of a larger social group

"the coach said the offensive unit did a good job" "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"

(... is a kind of crew ) crew of workers who move scenery or handle properties in a theatrical production

(... is a kind of crew ) a work crew assigned to a section of a railroad

(... is a kind of crew ) a gang of road workers

(... is a kind of crew ) the crew of technicians and mechanics who service aircraft on the ground

(... is a kind of crew ) a gang of convicts chained together

(... is a kind of crew ) a crew of workers selected for a particular task

"a detail was sent to remove the fallen trees"

(... is a kind of crew ) a crew of workers who work for a specific period of time

(crew is a member of ...) a member of a work crew

(... is a member of crew) the force of workers available

Definition 2: the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.) - [noun denoting group]

(crew is a kind of ...) an organization regarded as part of a larger social group

"the coach said the offensive unit did a good job" "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"

(... is a kind of crew ) the crew of an aircraft

(... is a kind of crew ) the crew of a merchant vessel

(crew is a member of ...) a relief pilot on an airplane

(crew is a member of ...) a member of a flight crew

(crew is a member of ...) a member of the crew of a submarine

(... is a member of crew) crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship

Definition 3: the team of men manning a racing shell - [noun denoting group]

(crew is a kind of ...) a cooperative unit (especially in sports)

Definition 4: an informal body of friends - [noun denoting group]

Samples where crew or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he still hangs out with the same crowd

Synonyms for crew in the sense of this definition

(crew is a kind of ...) a group of persons together in one place

Definition 5: serve as a crew member on - [verb of competition]

(crew is a kind of ...) provide with workers

"We cannot man all the desks" "Students were manning the booths"

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