Synonyms of swarm
multitudeDictionary • A swarm of people encircled the hotel.
multitude • the multitudes that surround the Pope
crowd • It took some two hours before the crowd was fully dispersed.
mass • A mass of excited people clogged the street.
army • data collected by an army of volunteers
host • A host of stars from British stage and screen attended the awards ceremony.
drove • Scientists are leaving the country in droves.
flock • his flock of advisors
herd • large herds of elephant and buffalo
horde • A horde of people was screaming for tickets.
myriad • They face a myriad of problems bringing up children.
throng • An official pushed through the throng.
concourse • The streets were filled with a fair concourse of people that night.
1 crowdDictionary • People swarmed to the shops, buying up everything in sight.
crowd • The hungry refugees crowded around the lorries.
flock • The public have flocked to the show.
throng • the multitudes that throng around the Pope
mass • Shortly after the announcement, police began to mass at the shipyard.
congregate • People were already beginning to congregate outside the cinema.
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armyAn army of people, animals, or things is a large number of them, especially when they are regarded as a force of some kind.
• data collected by an army of volunteers
bristleIf you say that a place or thing bristles with people or with other things, you are emphasizing that it contains a great number of them.
• The country bristles with armed groups.
• The streets were filled with a fair concourse of people that night.
Thesaurus for swarm from the Collins English Thesaurus
a group of social insects, esp bees led by a queen, that has left the parent hive in order to start a new colony