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English noun: cluster

1. cluster (group) a grouping of a number of similar things

SamplesA bunch of trees.
A cluster of admirers.

Synonymsbunch, clump, clustering

Broader (hypernym)agglomeration

Narrower (hyponym)knot, swad, tuft, tussock

Instance hyponymNorthern Cross, Omega Centauri, Pleiades

English verb: cluster

1. cluster (motion) come together as in a cluster or flock

SamplesThe poets constellate in this town every summer.

ExamplesThe crowds cluster in the streets

Synonymsclump, constellate, flock

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)assemble, foregather, forgather, gather, meet

Narrower (hyponym)bunch, bunch together, bunch up, huddle, huddle together

2. cluster (contact) gather or cause to gather into a cluster

SamplesShe bunched her fingers into a fist.

Synonymsbunch, bunch up, bundle, clump

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)form

Narrower (hyponym)agglomerate

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