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English noun: flock

1. flock (group) a church congregation guided by a pastor


Broader (hypernym)congregation, faithful, fold

2. flock (group) a group of birds


Broader (hypernym)animal group


Narrower (hyponym)bevy, covert, covey, exaltation, flight, gaggle, wisp


Member holonymbird

3. flock (quantity) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent


SamplesA batch of letters.
A deal of trouble.
A lot of money.
He made a mint on the stock market.
See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos.
It must have cost plenty.
A slew of journalists.
A wad of money.


Synonymsbatch, deal, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad


Broader (hypernym)large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity


Narrower (hyponym)deluge, flood, haymow, inundation, torrent

4. flock (group) an orderly crowd


SamplesA troop of children.


Synonymstroop


Broader (hypernym)crowd

5. flock (group) a group of sheep or goats


Synonymsfold


Broader (hypernym)animal group


Member holonymsheep


English verb: flock

1. flock (motion) move as a crowd or in a group


SamplesTourists flocked to the shrine where the statue was said to have shed tears.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

2. flock (motion) come together as in a cluster or flock


SamplesThe poets constellate in this town every summer.


ExamplesThe crowds flock in the streets


Synonymsclump, cluster, constellate


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









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