English noun: swarm
|1.||swarm (group) a moving crowd|
|2.||swarm (group) a group of many things in the air or on the ground|
|Samples||A swarm of insects obscured the light.|
Clouds of blossoms.
It discharged a cloud of spores.
|Broader (hypernym)||group, grouping|
|Narrower (hyponym)||infestation, plague|
English verb: swarm
|1.||swarm (stative) be teeming, be abuzz|
|Samples||The garden was swarming with bees.|
The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen.
Her mind pullulated with worries.
|Examples||The streets swarm with crowds|
|Pattern of use||Something is ----ing PP|
|Broader (hypernym)||buzz, hum, seethe|
|2.||swarm (motion) move in large numbers|
|Samples||People were pouring out of the theater.|
Beggars pullulated in the plaza.
|Examples||The crowds swarm in the streets|
|Synonyms||pour, pullulate, stream, teem|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s PP|
|Broader (hypernym)||crowd, crowd together|
|Narrower (hyponym)||pour out, spill out, spill over|