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herds

noun
plural of herd

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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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herds

verb
present tense third-person singular of herd

Synonyms of herds (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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“Herds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/herds. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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