Synonyms of crowd in English:

crowd


See definition of crowd

noun

1‘a crowd of people filled the town square’

SYNONYMS

throng, horde, mob, rabble, large number, mass, multitude, host, army, herd, flock, drove, swarm, sea, stream, troupe, pack, press, crush, flood, collection, company, gathering, assembly, assemblage, array, congregation, convention, concourse

informal gaggle

British informal shower

archaic rout

2‘she wanted to stand out from the crowd’

SYNONYMS

majority, multitude, common people, populace, general public, mob, masses, riff-raff, proletariat, rank and file, the commonality, the hoi polloi, the canaille, the great unwashed

informal the proles, the plebs

3‘the theatrical crowd piled into Bernard's Bentley’

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set, group, band, circle, company, fraternity, clique, coterie

camp, league, faction

informal lot, gang, bunch, pack, crew, posse, tribe

rare sodality, confraternity

4‘every song received a warm response from the crowd’

SYNONYMS

audience, spectators, watchers, listeners, viewers, onlookers, patrons, house, gallery, stalls

turnout, attendance, gate

congregation

informal punters


verb

1‘they ignored the novelist and crowded around the poet’

SYNONYMS

cluster, gather, flock, swarm, throng, huddle, assemble, concentrate, congregate, come together, collect, amass, accumulate

rare foregather

2‘the guests all crowded into the dining room’

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surge, push one's way, shove, push, thrust forward, jostle, elbow, elbow one's way, shoulder, nudge, bulldoze

squeeze, pile, pack, jam, cram

3‘the quayside was crowded with holidaymakers’

SYNONYMS

throng, pack, jam, cram, fill, overfill, congest, pervade, occupy all of

4‘I felt as if he was crowding me’

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pressurize, pressure, lean on, press, goad, prod, bulldoze, browbeat, brainwash, dragoon, strong-arm

harass, harry, hound, nag, badger, pester, torment, plague

informal hassle, railroad, put the screws on

British informal bounce

North American informal hustle, fast-talk