Complete Definition of "crowd"

English
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Pronunciation
IPA|/kraÊd/
audio|en-us-crowd.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aÊd|-aÊd

Etymology 1
Old English crudan|crūdan.

Verb
en-verb

  1. To push, to press, to shove.
  2. To press or drive together; to mass together.
  3. To fill by pressing or thronging together; hence, to encumber by excess of numbers or quantity.
  4. To press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat discourteously or unreasonably.
  5. nautical To approach another ship too closely when it has right of way

(Intransitive)

  1. To press together or collect in numbers; to swarm; to throng
  2. To urge or press forward; to force one's self; as, a man crowds into a room
  3. nautical (of a square-rigged ship) To carry excessive sail

Derived terms
crowd out
crowd sail

Noun
en-noun

  1. A number of things collected or closely pressed together; also, a number of things adjacent to each other.

#:There was a crowd of toys pushed beneath the couch where the children were playing.

  1. A group of people congregated or collected into a close body without order.

#:After the movie let out, a crowd of people pushed through the exit doors.

  1. The so-called lower orders of people; the populace; the vulgar; the rabble; the mob.

#:To fool the crowd with glorious lies. --w:Alfred_Tennyson%2C_1st_Baron_Tennyson|Tennyson.
#:He went not with the crowd to see a shrine. -- w:John_Dryden|Dryden.

Synonyms
{group of things): aggregation, cluster, group, mass
i-c|group of people audience, group, multitude, swarm, throng
i-c|the "lower orders" of people everyone, general public, masses, public, unwashed

Translations
trans-top|group of things
Chinese:

Icelandic: :is:þyrping|þyrping
trans-mid
Swedish: mängd c, massa c
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trans-top|group of people
Chinese:

Czech: dav m
Icelandic: :is:þyrping|þyrping
Italian: folla f
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|ÙÙâÙÙâباڵغÛ
Swedish: folkmängd c, folkmassa c, massa c
trans-bottom

trans-top|the "lower orders" of people
trans-mid
Swedish: massa c, folkmassa c
trans-bottom

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ttbc|Dutch: menigte f, meute f
ttbc|French: foule f
ttbc|Hungarian: tömeg
ttbc|Irish: slua m
mid
ttbc|Japanese: å¤§å¢ (Åzei)
ttbc|Old English: gemang|Ä¡emang, þreat|þrÄat m
ttbc|Slovak: dav#Slovak|dav m
ttbc|Spanish: muchedumbre f
ttbc|Telugu: à°à±à°à°ªà± (guMpu)

Derived terms
crowd catch
crowd-pleaser

Etymology 2
From Welsh crwth.

Noun
en-noun

  1. obsolete A crwth.
  2. italbrac|now dialectal A fiddle.

#*1819: wandering palmers, hedge-priests, Saxon minstrels, and Welsh bards, were muttering prayers, and extracting mistuned dirges from their harps, crowds, and rotes. â Walter Scott, Ivanhoe

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