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Definition 1: a large number of things or people considered together - [noun denoting group]

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

  • a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers

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

(... is a kind of crowd ) a large number of people united for some specific purpose

(... is a kind of crowd ) a dense crowd of people

(... is a kind of crowd ) a moving crowd

(... is a kind of crowd ) a disorganized and densely packed crowd

"a huddle of frightened women"

(... is a kind of crowd ) a disorderly crowd of people

(... is a kind of crowd ) any closely ranked crowd of people

(... is a kind of crowd ) an orderly crowd

"a troop of children"

Definition 2: an informal body of friends - [noun denoting group]

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

  • he still hangs out with the same crowd

Synonyms for crowd in the sense of this definition

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

Definition 3: to gather together in large numbers - [verb of motion]

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

  • men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah

Synonyms for crowd in the sense of this definition

(crowd is a kind of ...) collect in one place

"We assembled in the church basement" "Let's gather in the dining room"

(... is a kind of crowd ) join together into a mass or collect or form a mass

"Crowds were massing outside the palace"

(... is a kind of crowd ) crowd together too much

(... is a kind of crowd ) move in large numbers

"people were pouring out of the theater" "beggars pullulated in the plaza"

(... is a kind of crowd ) move together, like a herd

(... is a kind of crowd ) press tightly together or cram

"The crowd packed the auditorium"

Definition 4: cause to herd, drive, or crowd together - [verb of motion]

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

  • We herded the children into a spare classroom

Synonyms for crowd in the sense of this definition

(crowd is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

(... is a kind of crowd ) cause to crowd together too much

"The students overcrowded the cafeteria"

Definition 5: approach a certain age or speed - [verb of motion]

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

  • She is pushing fifty

Synonyms for crowd in the sense of this definition

(crowd is a kind of ...) move towards

"We were approaching our destination" "They are drawing near" "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"

Definition 6: fill or occupy to the point of overflowing - [verb of stative]

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

  • The students crowded the auditorium

(crowd is a kind of ...) occupy the whole of

"The liquid fills the container"

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