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English noun: stampede

1. stampede (act) a headlong rush of people on a common impulse


SamplesWhen he shouted `fire' there was a stampede to the exits.


Broader (hypernym)group action

2. stampede (event) a wild headlong rush of frightened animals (horses or cattle)


Broader (hypernym)change of location, travel


English verb: stampede

1. stampede (motion) cause to run in panic


SamplesThunderbolts can stampede animals.


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


Causestampede

2. stampede (social) cause a group or mass of people to act on an impulse or hurriedly and impulsively


SamplesThe tavern owners stampeded us into overeating.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Causestampede

3. stampede (social) act, usually en masse, hurriedly or on an impulse


SamplesCompanies will now stampede to release their latest software.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)act, move

4. stampede (motion) run away in a stampede


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


Broader (hypernym)flee, fly, take flight


Entailbelt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, run, rush, rush along, speed, step on it









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