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crowd

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of crowd

  1. 1 a great number of persons or creatures massed together <a huge crowd of fans was on hand to greet the returning World Series champions> Synonyms army, bike [chiefly Scottish], cram, crush, drove, flock, herd, horde, host, legion, mass, mob, multitude, press, rout, scrum, swarm, throng Related Words masses, millions, rabble, rabblement, riffraff; gaggle; heap, mountain, pile; jam, logjam

  2. 2 a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially <the fashionable crowd at the polo tournament> Synonyms body, bunch, circle, clan, clique, community, coterie, coven, gang, fold, galère, klatch (also klatsch), lot, network, pack, ring, setRelated Words charmed circle, elite, in-group; closed shop; club, college, fellowship, guild (also gild), league, organization, society; camp, faction, sect, side, tribe; mess, squad; brotherhood, fraternity, order, sisterhood, sodality, sorority; commune; alliance, bloc, coalition, confederation, congress, council, federation, unionNear Antonyms loner; individualist

  3. 3 the body of the community as contrasted with the elite <no national leader was ever more hated by the crowd> Synonyms commoners, commons, mass, herd, hoi polloi, millions, mob, multitude, people, plebeians, plebs, populace, public, rank and fileRelated Words cattle, proletariat, rabble, rabblement, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff, rout, scum, tag, rag, and bobtail (or tagrag and bobtail), trash, unwashed; bourgeoisie, middle classNear Antonyms gentility, gentlefolk (also gentlefolks), gentry, haute monde, nobility, patriciate, peerage, quality, royalty, societyAntonyms A-list, aristocracy, best, choice, corps d'elite, cream, elect, elite, fat, flower, pick, pink, pride, upper crust




crowd

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of crowd

  1. 1 to fit (people or things) into a tight space <crowded all the boats into the harbor before the storm struck> Synonyms cram, crush, jam, ram, sandwich, shoehorn, squeeze, stuff, wedge Related Words fill, heap, jam-pack, load, pack

  2. 2 to move upon or fill (something) in great numbers <cars crowded the roads over the long holiday weekend> Synonyms flock, mob, swarm, throng Related Words beset, infest, invade, overrun; clog, dam, jam, obstruct, plug (up)

  3. 3 to gather into a closely packed group <everyone crowded around to see the baby being shown off by his proud parents> Synonyms bunch, cluster, {h,2}press, huddle, pileRelated Words assemble, collect, concenter, concentrate, conglomerate, congregate, convene, converge, flock, forgather (or foregather), herd, swarm, throng; encircle, mob, surround; embrace, hugNear Antonyms break up, disband, disperse, split (up)




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