What is the difference between Mob and Crowd?
What is the difference between Mob and Crowd? :
Mob : (noun)
( 1 ) Large disorderly crowd especially one that has gathered to attack or cause mischief
The fans rushed onto the pitch in an excited mob.
The police faced a mob throwing bricks and petrol bombs.
( 2 ) Gang of criminals
Whose mob are you with?
Crowd : (noun)
( 1 ) Large number of people gathered together in the open
Police had to break up the crowd.
A crowd had already collected outside the embassy gates.
I pushed my way through the crowd.
( 2 ) Audiences
Mass of spectators
My speech attracted a large crowd.
The crowd cheered the winning team.
( 3 ) Group
I do not associate with the crowd.
( 4 ) People in general
He moved with the crowd.
(When the CROWD is used in this sense, the definite article THE should precede it.)