Associations to the word «Crowd»

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CROWD, verb. (intransitive) To press forward; to advance by pushing.
CROWD, verb. (intransitive) To press together or collect in numbers; to swarm; to throng.
CROWD, verb. (transitive) To press or drive together, especially into a small space; to cram.
CROWD, verb. (transitive) To fill by pressing or thronging together.
CROWD, verb. (transitive) (often used with "out of" or "off") To push, to press, to shove.
CROWD, verb. (nautical) To approach another ship too closely when it has right of way.
CROWD, verb. (nautical) (of a square-rigged ship) (transitive) To carry excessive sail in the hope of moving faster.
CROWD, verb. (transitive) To press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat discourteously or unreasonably.
CROWD, noun. A group of people congregated or collected into a close body without order.
CROWD, noun. Several things collected or closely pressed together; also, some things adjacent to each other.
CROWD, noun. (with definite article) The so-called lower orders of people; the populace, vulgar.
CROWD, noun. A group of people united or at least characterised by a common interest.
CROWD, noun. (obsolete) Alternative form of crwth
CROWD, noun. (now dialectal) A fiddle.
CROWD, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To play on a crowd; to fiddle.
CROWD ART, noun. Any type of art that attracts groups of people to view or participate at the same time. Examples include 3-D pavement drawings, sand sculpting, clowns, and mime performances.
CROWD CATCH, noun. (cricket) A catch of a ball which was played into the ground near the batsman and bounced up to a fielder. Spectators who couldn't see from a distance that it was played into the ground may think the batsman is out (whereas he or she is not, of course).
CROWD CONTROL, noun. The supervision and control of a crowd of people, to keep the crowd orderly.
CROWD MANIPULATION, noun. The deliberate use of psychological techniques to direct the behavior of a crowd.
CROWD OUT, verb. (sometimes figurative) To force to leave by crowding; to push out or away.
CROWD PSYCHOLOGY, noun. (psychology) A branch of social psychology which is concerned with the behaviour and thought processes of individual crowd members and the crowd as a whole; a study of the dynamics within large groups of people and the nature of the relationship between the individual and society.
CROWD SAIL, verb. (nautical) To carry an unusual amount of sail in an attempt to accelerate the speed of a vessel.
CROWD SURF, verb. To engage in crowd surfing (being carried over the heads of a densely-packed crowd)
CROWD SURFER, noun. Someone carried by a crowd; in crowd surfing.
CROWD SURFERS, noun. Plural of crowd surfer
CROWD SURFING, noun. The act of being carried over the heads of a densely-packed crowd, especially at a rock concert.
CROWD SURFING, verb. Present participle of crowd surf
CROWD UP, verb. (intransitive) To come together, to form a crowd.

Dictionary definition

CROWD, noun. A large number of things or people considered together; "a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers".
CROWD, noun. An informal body of friends; "he still hangs out with the same crowd".
CROWD, verb. Cause to herd, drive, or crowd together; "We herded the children into a spare classroom".
CROWD, verb. Fill or occupy to the point of overflowing; "The students crowded the auditorium".
CROWD, verb. To gather together in large numbers; "men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah".
CROWD, verb. Approach a certain age or speed; "She is pushing fifty".

Wise words

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Mohandas Gandhi