Synonyms of herd


1. herd, animal group

usage: a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans

2. herd, animal group

usage: a group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra

3. ruck, herd, multitude, throng, concourse

usage: a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things; "his brilliance raised him above the ruck"; "the children resembled a fairy herd"


1. herd, crowd, move, displace

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

2. herd, crowd, crowd together

usage: move together, like a herd

3. herd, keep

usage: keep, move, or drive animals; "Who will be herding the cattle when the cowboy dies?"

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Definition and meaning of herd (Dictionary)