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Another word for crowd

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Noun
  1. An enormous number of persons gathered together

    See also:

    group

    big

  2. A group of people sharing an interest, activity, or achievement

    See also:

    group

  3. A particular social group

    See also:

    group

  4. A very large number of things grouped together

    See also:

    group

    big

Verb
  1. To congregate, as around a person

    See also:

    tighten

    collect

  2. To act on with a steady pushing force

    See also:

    push

  3. To fill to excess by compressing or squeezing tightly

    See also:

    tighten

    full

Another word for crowd

Synonym Study

  • Horde specifically refers to a large predatory band a horde of office seekers
  • Host specifically suggests a large organized body marshaled together but may be used generally of any sizable group considered collectively she has a host of friends
  • Mob implies a disorderly or lawless crowd, and is an abusive term when used to describe the mass of common people
  • Swarm suggests a large, continuously moving group a swarm of sightseers
  • Multitude stresses greatness of number in referring to persons or things assembled or considered together a multitude arrayed against him
  • Throng specifically suggests a moving crowd of people pushing one another throngs of celebrators at Times Square
  • Crowd is applied to an assembly of persons or things in close proximity or densely packed together and may suggest lack of order, loss of personal identity, etc. crowds lined the street