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swarms

noun
plural of swarm

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(Entry 1 of 3)

a great number of persons or creatures massed together
  • a swarm of tourists descends upon the island every summer

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swarms

verb (1)
present tense third-person singular of swarm

Synonyms & Antonyms of swarms (Entry 2 of 3)

1 to move upon or fill (something) in great numbers
  • meeting little resistance, the pirates swarmed the decks of the merchant ship

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2 to be copiously supplied
  • at this time of year that Mexican resort swarms with college students on spring break

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swarms

verb (2)
present tense third-person singular of swarm

Synonyms of swarms (Entry 3 of 3)

to move (as up or over something) often with the help of the hands in holding or pulling
  • one of the physical challenges had competitors swarming over a pile of logs

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“Swarms.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swarms. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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