Synonyms for crowd

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : kroud
Phonetic Transcription : kraʊd

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Définition of crowd

Origin :
  • Old English crudan "to press, crush." Cognate with Middle Dutch cruden "to press, push," Middle High German kroten "to press, oppress," Norwegian kryda "to crowd." Related: Crowded; crowding.
  • noun large assembly
  • noun special group of friends
  • verb cram, press into area
Example sentences :
  • The crowd surged about the ticker, and their voices came as from afar.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • This was responded to by a roar of satisfaction from the crowd below.
  • Extract from : « Harriet, The Moses of Her People » by Sarah H. Bradford
  • At Gawler we were received by a crowd of people, and flags were flying to do us honour.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • The address to the crowd at the Capitol was broadcast on a loudspeaker.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • It had been vaguely present in his mind when he faced the crowd at Martindale, he remembered now.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • Was it not fear that had made his nerves so rocklike as he faced that crowd and made his get-away?
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • There was no one like Larry for facing a crowd and cowing it.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • Instead he took his lady away, and they were lost in the crowd.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • The crowd had thickened in front, so that the lame man and the girl had come to a stand.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • You can be lonely in a crowd, and I guess—is there any one around here you like better than me?
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart

Antonyms for crowd

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