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Noun: crowd  krawd
  1. A large number of things or people considered together
    "a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers"
  2. An informal body of friends
    "he still hangs out with the same crowd";
    - crew, gang, bunch
Verb: crowd  krawd
  1. Cause to herd, drive, or crowd together
    "We crowded the children into a spare classroom";
    - herd
  2. Fill or occupy to the point of overflowing
    "The students crowded the auditorium"
  3. To gather together in large numbers
    "men in straw boaters and waxed moustaches crowded the verandah";
    - crowd together
  4. Approach a certain age or speed
    "She is crowding fifty";
    - push

Derived forms: crowds, crowding, crowded

Type of: approach, assemblage, assemble, come near, come on, displace, draw close, draw near, fill, foregather, forgather, gather, gathering, go up, meet, move, near, occupy

Encyclopedia: Crowd