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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 of crowd army, bike [chiefly Scottish], cram, crush, drove, flock, herd, horde, host, legion, mass, mob, multitude, press, rout, scrum, swarm, throng Words Related to crowd 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 of crowd body, bunch, circle, clan, clique, community, coterie, coven, gang, fold, galère, klatch (also klatsch), lot, network, pack, ring, setWords Related to crowd 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 of crowd 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 of crowd commoners, commons, mass, herd, hoi polloi, millions, mob, multitude, people, plebeians, plebs, populace, public, rank and fileWords Related to crowd cattle, proletariat, rabble, rabblement, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff, rout, scum, tag, rag, and bobtail (or tagrag and bobtail), trash, unwashed; bourgeoisie, middle classNear Antonyms of crowd gentility, gentlefolk (also gentlefolks), gentry, haute monde, nobility, patriciate, peerage, quality, royalty, societyAntonyms of crowd A-list, aristocracy, best, choice, corps d'elite, cream, elect, elite, fat, flower, pick, pink, pride, upper crust

Synonym Discussion of crowd

crowd, throng, horde, crush, mob mean an assembled multitude. crowd implies a close gathering and pressing together.
    • a crowd gathered
throng and horde suggest movement and pushing.
    • a throng of reporters
    • a horde of shoppers
crush emphasizes the compactness of the group, the difficulty of individual movement, and the attendant discomfort.
    • a crush of fans
mob implies a disorderly crowd with the potential for violence.
    • an angry mob

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 of crowd cram, crush, jam, ram, sandwich, shoehorn, squeeze, stuff, wedge Words Related to crowd 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 of crowd flock, mob, swarm, throng Words Related to crowd 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 of crowd bunch, cluster, press, huddle, pileWords Related to crowd assemble, collect, concenter, concentrate, conglomerate, congregate, convene, converge, flock, forgather (or foregather), herd, swarm, throng; encircle, mob, surround; embrace, hugNear Antonyms of crowd break up, disband, disperse, split (up)



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