1. crowd, gathering, assemblage

usage: a large number of things or people considered together; "a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers"

2. crowd, crew, gang, bunch, gathering, assemblage

usage: an informal body of friends; "he still hangs out with the same crowd"


1. herd, crowd, move, displace

usage: cause to herd, drive, or crowd together; "We herded the children into a spare classroom"

2. crowd, occupy, fill

usage: fill or occupy to the point of overflowing; "The students crowded the auditorium"

3. crowd, crowd together, meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather

usage: to gather together in large numbers; "men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah"

4. push, crowd, approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come near

usage: approach a certain age or speed; "She is pushing fifty"

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