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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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