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Definition 1: a disorderly crowd of people - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for mob in the sense of this definition

(mob is a kind of ...) a large number of things or people considered together

"a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers"

(... is a kind of mob ) a mob that kills a person for some presumed offense without legal authority

Definition 2: an association of criminals - [noun denoting group]

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

  • police tried to break up the gang
  • a pack of thieves

Synonyms for mob in the sense of this definition

(mob is a kind of ...) a formal organization of people or groups of people

"he joined the Modern Language Association"

(... is a kind of mob ) a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality

"a nest of thieves"

(... is a kind of mob ) a gang whose members are teenagers

(mob is a member of ...) a criminal who is a member of gang

(... is a member of mob) underworld organizations

Definition 3: a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for mob in the sense of this definition

(mob is a kind of ...) underworld organizations

(... is a kind of mob ) a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia

Definition 4: press tightly together or cram - [verb of motion]

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

  • The crowd packed the auditorium

Synonyms for mob in the sense of this definition

(mob is a kind of ...) to gather together in large numbers

"men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah"

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