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multitude

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of multitude

  1. 1 a great number of persons or creatures massed together awed by the multitude of stars in the night sky Synonyms of multitude army, bike [chiefly Scottish], cram, crush, drove, flock, herd, horde, host, legion, mass, mob, crowd, press, rout, scrum, swarm, throngWords Related to multitude masses, millions, rabble, rabblement, riffraff; gaggle; heap, mountain, pile; jam, logjam

  2. 2 the body of the community as contrasted with the elite the nation's idle rich frolicked while the multitude starved Synonyms of multitude commoners, commons, crowd, herd, hoi polloi, millions, mob, mass, people, plebeians, plebs, populace, public, rank and fileWords Related to multitude 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 multitude gentility, gentlefolk (also gentlefolks), gentry, haute monde, nobility, patriciate, peerage, quality, royalty, societyAntonyms of multitude A-list, aristocracy, best, choice, corps d'elite, cream, elect, elite, fat, flower, pick, pink, pride, upper crust



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