crowd

  • 21 crowd — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 large number of people in one place ADJECTIVE ▪ big, bumper (BrE), capacity, enormous, good, great, huge, large, massive …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 22 crowd — I n. throng 1) to attract, draw a crowd 2) to disperse a crowd 3) an enormous, huge, tremendous; overflow crowd 4) a crowd collects, gathers; disperses; thins out 5) a crowd mills, swarms (around the entrance) audience 6) a capacity crowd group… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 23 crowd — crowd1 W2S2 [kraud] n 1.) a large group of people who have gathered together to do something, for example to watch something or protest about something crowd of ▪ a crowd of angry protesters ▪ a crowd of 30,000 spectators ▪ There were crowds of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 24 crowd — I UK [kraʊd] / US noun Word forms crowd : singular crowd plural crowds *** 1) a) [countable] a large number of people in the same place The boys disappeared into the crowd. a crowd of 30,000 An angry crowd had gathered on the steps of the palace …

    English dictionary

  • 25 crowd — crowd1 [ kraud ] noun *** 1. ) count a large number of people in the same place: The boys disappeared into the crowd. a crowd of 30,000 An angry crowd had gathered on the steps of City Hall. Crowds of people began making their way to the station …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 26 crowd — crowd1 crowder, n. /krowd/, n. 1. a large number of persons gathered closely together; throng: a crowd of angry people. 2. any large number of persons. 3. any group or set of persons with something in common: The restaurant attracts a theater… …

    Universalium

  • 27 crowd — I. verb Etymology: Middle English crouden, from Old English crūdan; akin to Middle High German kroten to crowd, Old English crod multitude, Middle Irish gruth curds Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. a. to press on ; hurry b …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 28 crowd — [[t]kra͟ʊd[/t]] ♦♦ crowds, crowding, crowded 1) N COUNT COLL: oft N of n A crowd is a large group of people who have gathered together, for example to watch or listen to something interesting, or to protest about something. A huge crowd gathered… …

    English dictionary

  • 29 crowd — 01. The [crowd] screamed in excitement as the band came on stage. 02. This room is too [crowded] with this many people in it. 03. The people were all [crowded] into the station, waiting for the first train out of the city. 04. Everyone [crowded]… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 30 crowd — I [[t]kraʊd[/t]] n. 1) a large number of persons gathered together; throng 2) any group of persons having something in common: the theater crowd[/ex] 3) a group of spectators; audience: the opening night crowd[/ex] 4) the common people; the… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 31 crowd — 1 noun 1 (C) a large group of people in a public place: A vast crowd had assembled in the main square. 2 (C) a large number of a particular kind of people or things (+ of): a crowd of supporters | Kemp stepped out to face a crowd of cameras. |… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 32 Crowd — The Crowd war der Name, unter dem mehr als fünfzig Stars der britischen Musikszene 1985 gemeinsam das Rodgers /Hammerstein Lied „You ll Never Walk Alone“ veröffentlichten. Die Single erreichte am 15. Juni 1985 die Nummer eins Position der UK… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 33 Crowd — This interesting name, with the spellings of Croad, Crowd, Crowd, Crowther, Crother and Crewther, is of early medieval English origin. It derives from the Middle English (1200 1500) crouth or croude , related to the Welsh crwth , meaning crowd ,a …

    Surnames reference

  • 34 crowd in on — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms crowd in on : present tense I/you/we/they crowd in on he/she/it crowds in on present participle crowding in on past tense crowded in on past participle crowded in on 1) crowd in on someone if a group of people …

    English dictionary

  • 35 crowd*/*/*/ — [kraʊd] noun I 1) [C] a large number of people in the same place The boys disappeared into the crowd.[/ex] Crowds of people began making their way to the station.[/ex] 2) [C] the audience at an event He takes off his shirt and the crowd goes wild …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 36 crowd — n. & v. n. 1 a large number of people gathered together, usu. without orderly arrangement. 2 a mass of spectators; an audience. 3 colloq. a particular company or set of people (met the crowd from the sales department). 4 (prec. by the) the mass… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 37 crowd — 1. noun 1) a crowd of people Syn: throng, horde, mass, multitude, host, army, battalion, herd, flock, drove, swarm, sea, troupe, pack, press, crush, mob, rabble; …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 38 crowd — I. /kraʊd / (say krowd) noun 1. a large number of persons gathered closely together; a throng. 2. any large number of persons. 3. people in general; the masses. 4. any group or set of persons, as one s circle of acquaintances: I can t get on with …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 39 crowd — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. gathering, concourse, horde, press, mass, gang, mob, multitude; host, herd, swarm, rout, crush, throng; informal, set, coterie, clique; populace, rabble, hoi polloi. See assemblage. II (Roget s IV) n …

    English dictionary for students

  • 40 crowd — [OE] The notion underlying crowd is of ‘pushing’ or ‘pressing’ (a semantic element shared by throng and of course by the now obsolete use of press for ‘crowd’, and echoed in such current expressions as ‘there’s quite a crush in here’). The Old… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins