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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a group of domestic animals assembled or herded together
  • the great herds of cattle that cowboys once drove across the plains

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2 the body of the community as contrasted with the elite
  • aspire to achieve something, to distinguish yourself from the herd

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3 a great number of persons or things massed together
  • gearing up for the herd of holiday shoppers at the mall on the day after Thanksgiving

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Synonyms of herd (Entry 2 of 2)

to urge, push, or force onward
  • the guards briskly herded us through the museum in order to prevent overcrowding

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The first known use of herd was before the 12th century

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“Herd.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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