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English noun: crowd

1. crowd (group) a large number of things or people considered together


SamplesA crowd of insects assembled around the flowers.


Broader (hypernym)assemblage, gathering


Narrower (hyponym)army, crush, drove, flock, horde, huddle, jam, mob, phalanx, press, rabble, rout, swarm, troop

2. crowd (group) an informal body of friends


SamplesHe still hangs out with the same crowd.


Synonymsbunch, crew, gang


Broader (hypernym)assemblage, gathering


English verb: crowd

1. crowd (motion) cause to herd, drive, or crowd together


SamplesWe herded the children into a spare classroom.


Synonymsherd


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)overcrowd

2. crowd (stative) fill or occupy to the point of overflowing


SamplesThe students crowded the auditorium.


ExamplesThe crowds crowd in the streets


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fill, occupy

3. crowd (motion) to gather together in large numbers


SamplesMen in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah.


Synonymscrowd together


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


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


Narrower (hyponym)herd, jam, mass, mob, overcrowd, pack, pile, pour, pullulate, stream, swarm, teem, throng

4. crowd (motion) approach a certain age or speed


SamplesShe is pushing fifty.


Synonymspush


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)approach, come near, come on, draw close, draw near, go up, near









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