Synonyms of 'crowd'
a large number of things or people gathered togetherIt took some two hours before the crowd was fully dispersed.
the multitudes that surround the Pope
A mass of excited people clogged the street.
She waited until quiet settled on the assembly.
An official pushed through the throng.
He was a notable young actor in a company of rising stars.
There was still a press of people around the Victoria Memorial.
data collected by an army of volunteers
A host of stars attended the awards ceremony.
a pack of journalists who wanted to interview him
a growing mob of demonstrators
his flock of advisors
large herds of elephant and buffalo
A swarm of people encircled the hotel.
A horde of people was screaming for tickets.
a rabble of gossip columnists
The streets were filled with a fair concourse of people that night.
a bevy of reporters
a particular group of peopleAll the old crowd from my university days were there.
The trouble involved a small group of football supporters.
the popular watering hole for the literary set
We've just sacked one lot of builders.
a small circle of friends
He was attacked by a gang of youths.
The players were a great bunch.
The country is run by a small clique of wealthy families.
to gather together in large numbersA throng of fashionable young people crowded around the stage.
The crowds flocked around her.
As the music stopped, the crowd pressed forward.
Shortly after the announcement, police began to mass at the shipyard.
A crowd collected outside.
In the evenings, we gathered round the fire and talked.
The crowd surged out from the church.
The passengers clustered together in small groups.
strangers huddling together for warmth
People swarmed to the shops, buying up everything in sight.
the multitudes that throng around the Pope
People were already beginning to congregate outside the cinema.
to press together into a confined spaceA group of journalists were crowded into a minibus.Hundreds of people crowded into the building.
to fill or occupy fullyDemonstrators crowded the streets shouting slogans.
to make (someone) uncomfortable by coming too close(informal) It had been a tense, restless day with people crowding her all the time.
See the crowd
related mania ochlomania
related phobia ochlophobiademophobia
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in the sense of army
a large number of people or animalsdata collected by an army of volunteers
in the sense of assembly
a number of people gathered together for a meetingShe waited until quiet settled on the assembly.
hui (New Zealand),
runanga (New Zealand)
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