One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘large farms with big dairy herds’
flock, drove, pack, group, collection, fold
2‘we ran into a herd of movie actors’
crowd, group, bunch, horde, mass, mob, host, pack, multitude, throng, swarm, army, company, press
3the herd‘they consider themselves above the herd’
the common people, the masses, the public, the people, the rank and file, the populace, the multitude, the crowd, the commonality, the commonalty, the third estate, the plebeians
derogatory the hoi polloi, the mob, the proletariat, the common herd, the rabble, the riff-raff, the canaille, the ragtag, the ragtag and bobtail, the great unwashed, the proles, the plebs, the peasants
1‘he and the boys herded the sheep into the pen’
drive, round up, shepherd, gather, collect, assemble, guide, kettle
2‘we all herded into a storage room’
crowd, pack, flock
cluster, huddle, group, gather
3‘they live by herding reindeer’
look after, take care of, keep, tend, watch, watch over, mind, guard
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