Definition of Crowd. Meaning of Crowd. Synonyms of Crowd

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Definition of Crowd

Crowd
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. A crowd of islands. --Pope. 2. A number of persons congregated or collected into a close body without order; a throng. The crowd of Vanity Fair. --Macaulay. Crowds that stream from yawning doors. --Tennyson. 3. The lower orders of people; the populace; the vulgar; the rabble; the mob. To fool the crowd with glorious lies. --Tennyson. He went not with the crowd to see a shrine. --Dryden. Syn: Throng; multitude. See Throng.
Crowd
Crowd Crowd (kroud), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crowded; p. pr. & vb. n. Crowding.] [OE. crouden, cruden, AS. cr?dan; cf. D. kruijen to push in a wheelbarrow.] 1. To push, to press, to shove. --Chaucer. 2. To press or drive together; to mass together. ``Crowd us and crush us.' --Shak. 3. To fill by pressing or thronging together; hence, to encumber by excess of numbers or quantity. The balconies and verandas were crowded with spectators, anxious to behold their future sovereign. --Prescott. 4. To press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat discourteously or unreasonably. [Colloq.] To crowd out, to press out; specifically, to prevent the publication of; as, the press of other matter crowded out the article. To crowd sail (Naut.), to carry an extraordinary amount of sail, with a view to accelerate the speed of a vessel; to carry a press of sail.
Crowd
Crowd Crowd, n. [W. crwth; akin to Gael. cruit. Perh. named from its shape, and akin to Gr. kyrto`s curved, and E. curve. Cf. Rote.] An ancient instrument of music with six strings; a kind of violin, being the oldest known stringed instrument played with a bow. [Written also croud, crowth, cruth, and crwth.] A lackey that . . . can warble upon a crowd a little. --B. Jonson.
Crowd
Crowd Crowd, v. t. To play on a crowd; to fiddle. [Obs.] ``Fiddlers, crowd on.' --Massinger.

Meaning of Crowd from wikipedia

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