crowd


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] around to watch as the newlyweds came into the hall.
05. Protesters [crowded] the street in front of the government buildings.
06. His mind was [crowded] with worries and questions, and he couldn't sleep.
07. Flamingos feel safest when they are [crowded] together in groups of hundreds of birds.
08. A [crowd] of more than 200,000 people were gathered together to hear Martin Luther King give his famous "I have a dream" speech.
09. In Malaysia, badminton tournaments frequently attract [crowds] of up to 15,000 people.
10. It is difficult to give an accurate number of the size of a [crowd].
11. Princess Diana waved good-bye to the [crowd] as she boarded the plane.
12. The [crowd] was growing excited as they waited for the celebrities to arrive for the awards ceremony.
13. He left China when he was in his twenties because he disliked living in such a [crowded] country.
14. In 1996, a plane crashed into a [crowded] market in the center of Kinshasa, the capital of Zaire, killing 350 people.
15. With all the sailboats, fishing boats, charter boats, seaplanes and whale-watching boats, the harbor is really becoming [crowded].
16. I lifted my son onto my shoulders, so he could see over the [crowd].
17. Thousands of cheering fans [crowded] into the stadium to watch their national team win the cup.
18. We were really tired after sitting on a [crowded] bus all day.
19. A Chinese proverb remarks that a tiger cannot beat a [crowd] of monkeys.
20. A Chinese proverb notes that a wise man takes his own decisions; the ignorant goes with the [crowd].
21. R. S. Donnell once suggested that the man who follows a [crowd] will never be followed by a [crowd].
22. Evenius once noted that the [crowd] gives the leader new strength.

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  • crowd — vb 1 *press, bear, bear down, squeeze, jam Analogous words: *push, shove, thrust, propel: *force, compel, constrain 2 *pack, cram, stuff, ram, tamp Analogous words: compress (see CONTRACT): *compact, consolidate, concentrate …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • Crowd — Crowd, n. [AS. croda. See {Crowd}, v. t. ] 1. A number of things collected or closely pressed together; also, a number of things adjacent to each other. [1913 Webster] A crowd of islands. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. A number of persons congregated or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crowd — crowd1 [kroud] vi. [ME crouden < OE crudan, to press, drive, akin to MHG kroten, to oppress < IE base * greut , to compel, press > CURD, Ir gruth, curdled milk] 1. to press, push, or squeeze 2. to push one s way (forward, into, through,… …   English World dictionary

  • Crowd — (kroud), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crowded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Crowding}.] [OE. crouden, cruden, AS. cr[=u]dan; cf. D. kruijen to push in a wheelbarrow.] 1. To push, to press, to shove. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To press or drive together; to mass… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crowd — Crowd, v. t. To play on a crowd; to fiddle. [Obs.] Fiddlers, crowd on. Massinger. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crowd — 〈[kraʊd] f. 10; Popmus.〉 Publikum bei Popkonzerten, in Diskotheken o. Ä. ● bereits zu den ersten Takten johlte die Crowd [engl., „Menschenmenge“] * * * Crowd [kraʊd], die; , s [engl. crowd < walisisch crwth]: Crwth …   Universal-Lexikon

  • crowd — crowd; crowd·er; crowd·ed·ly; crowd·ed·ness; …   English syllables

  • crowd — [n1] large assembly army, array, blowout, bunch, cattle, circle, clique, cloud, cluster, company, concourse, confluence, conflux, congeries, congregation, coterie, crew, crush, deluge, drove, faction, flock, flood, gaggle, great unwashed*, group …   New thesaurus

  • crowd´ed|ly — crowd|ed «KROW dihd», adjective. 1. filled with a crowd. 2. filled; filled too full; packed: »Figurative. One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name (Scott). 3. close together; too close together. –crowd´ed|ly …   Useful english dictionary

  • crowd|ed — «KROW dihd», adjective. 1. filled with a crowd. 2. filled; filled too full; packed: »Figurative. One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name (Scott). 3. close together; too close together. –crowd´ed|ly …   Useful english dictionary


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