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English noun: crew

1. crew (group) the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)

Broader (hypernym)social unit, unit

Narrower (hyponym)air crew, aircrew, merchant marine

Member holonymco-pilot, copilot, crew member, crewman, submariner

Member meronymcompany, ship's company

2. crew (group) an organized group of workmen

Synonymsgang, work party

Broader (hypernym)social unit, unit

Narrower (hyponym)chain gang, detail, ground crew, ground-service crew, road gang, section gang, shift, stage crew

Member holonymcrewman

Member meronymhands, manpower, men, work force, workforce

3. crew (group) an informal body of friends

SamplesHe still hangs out with the same crowd.

Synonymsbunch, crowd, gang

Broader (hypernym)assemblage, gathering

4. crew (group) the team of men manning a racing shell

Broader (hypernym)squad, team

English verb: crew

1. crew (competition) serve as a crew member on

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)man

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