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English noun: mob

1. mob (group) a disorderly crowd of people

Synonymsrabble, rout

Broader (hypernym)crowd

Narrower (hyponym)lynch mob

2. mob (group) a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities

Synonymscrime syndicate, family, syndicate

Broader (hypernym)gangdom, gangland, organized crime

Narrower (hyponym)Cosa Nostra, Maffia, Mafia

3. mob (group) an association of criminals

SamplesPolice tried to break up the gang.
A pack of thieves.

Synonymsgang, pack, ring

Broader (hypernym)association

Narrower (hyponym)nest, youth gang

Member holonymgangster, mobster

Member meronymgangdom, gangland, organized crime

English verb: mob

1. mob (motion) press tightly together or cram

SamplesThe crowd packed the auditorium.

Synonymsjam, pack, pile, throng

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)crowd, crowd together

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