Know Your Next Word : crowd

12. crowd :

noun :

1. a large number of persons gathered closely together

2. audience; attendance

3. a large number of things gathered or considered together

4. a temporary gathering of people responding to common stimuli and engaged in any of various forms of collective behavior

verb :

5. to gather in large numbers; throng; swarm.

6. to press forward; advance by pushing

7. to press closely together; force into a confined space

  • a crowd of angry people

  • The restaurant attracts a theater crowd.

  • Opening night drew a good crowd.

  • He feels superior to the crowd.

  • to crowd clothes into a suitcase

  • to crowd someone with embarrassing questions

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