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Crowd

noun

1) An ancient instrument of music with six strings; a kind of violin, being the oldest known stringed instrument played with a bow.

v. i.

1) To press together or collect in numbers; to swarm; to throng.

2) To urge or press forward; to force one's self; as, a man crowds into a room.

v. t.

1) To push, to press, to shove.

2) To press or drive together; to mass together.

3) To fill by pressing or thronging together; hence, to encumber by excess of numbers or quantity.

4) To press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat discourteously or unreasonably.

5) A number of things collected or closely pressed together; also, a number of things adjacent to each other.

6) A number of persons congregated or collected into a close body without order; a throng.

7) The lower orders of people; the populace; the vulgar; the rabble; the mob.

8) To play on a crowd; to fiddle.

Example Sentences for

Crowd

1) Though seeing a boy so much like me floating over the Crowd initially threw me off, he was a powerful confirmation of the difference I could make in the lives of many people, especially those facing major challenges, such as Daniel and his parents.
2) Here the noise of trams, the lights and the Crowd released them from their silence. ‘There she is!ssaid Corley.
3) We spend half our time trying to fit in with the Crowd and the other half trying to stand out from it.
4) There was some gunfire , but by mid-afternoon the Crowd was supported by mutinous Gardes Françaises of the Royal Army and two cannons
5) T he King and Queen of Hearts were seated on their throne when they arrived, with a great Crowd assembled about them—all sorts of little birds and beasts, as well as the whole pack of cards: the Knave was standing before them, in chains, with a soldier on each side to guard him; and near the King was the White Rabbit, with a trumpet in one hand, and a scroll of parchment in the other.
6) MAKING CONNECTIONS When I was a boy, my mum often took me shopping or to other public places, and while she went about her business, I d spend hours observing faces in the Crowd from my wheelchair.
7) But if Oliver, under these influences, had remained silent while they journeyed towards his birth-place by a road he had never seen, how the whole current of his recollections ran back to old times, and what a Crowd of emotions were wakened up in his breast, when they turned into that which he had traversed on foot: a poor houseless, wandering boy, 606 Oliver Twist without a friend to help him, or a roof to shelter his head. ‘See there, there!scried Oliver, eagerly clasping the hand of Rose, and pointing out at the carriage window; that’s the stile I came over; there are the hedges I crept behind, for fear any one should overtake me and force me back!
8) The three men left the bar and the Crowd sifted through the doors in to the laneway.
9) As he was brought to a police car by two police men along Railton Road a large Crowd attacked the police and the fight only ended when more police men arrived ; the youth was taken to hospital
10) The company plans to make money by charging organizations a fee for each task performed by its micro-volunteers, a movement dial uses technology and Crowd sourcing to do little things that add up to a lot of good.
11) I didn’t want it to be in the papers and draw a sightseeing Crowd so I d been calling up a few people myself.
12) Among them all, none showed such fury as the man on horseback, who, throwing himself out of the saddle, and bursting through the Crowd as if he were parting water, cried, beneath the window, in a voice that rose above all others, Twenty guineas to the man who brings a ladder!’
13) A Crowd of around 8800 men and women gathered outside around mid-morning , calling for the surrender of the prison , the removal of the guns and the release of the arms and gunpowder
14) He is not afraid to hold up the narrative for a while in order to insert some magnificent tableau or cameo, like the skilful descriptions of the Mellstock choir in Under the Greenwood Tree , the celebrated set-piece anatomy of Egdon Heath, the tour de force of a fencing scene in Far From The Madding Crowd , or the harrowing episode in the same novel in which the dying Fanny is half-dragged to the workhouse by a dog.
15) Though seeing a boy so much like me floating over the Crowd initially threw me off, he was a powerful confirmation of the difference I could make in the lives of many people, especially those facing major challenges, such as Daniel and his parents.
16) It was my temper to avoid a Crowd and to attach myself fervently to a few.
17) Among them all, none showed such fury as the man on horseback, who, throwing himself out of the saddle, and bursting through the Crowd as if he were parting water, cried, beneath the window, in a voice that rose above all others, Twenty guineas to the man who brings a ladder!’
18) And there is only one way of doing this: to imagine the Crowd as one single person.
19) Though his eyes took note of many elements of the Crowd through which he passed they did so morosely.
20) 1919 - Royal Canadian Mounted Police fire a volley into a Crowd of unemployed war veterans , killing two , during Winnipeg General Strike
21) A spasmodic exchange of gunfire began ; in mid-afternoon the Crowd was reinforced by mutinous Gardes Françaises of the Royal Army , and two cannons , all of which were originally supposed to help the governor protect the prison
22) This gentleman had been discovered on reference to the Court Guide, and being then and there present, swore that the snuff-box was his, and that he had missed it on the previous day, the moment he had disengaged himself from the Crowd before referred to.
23) Had it been me now, at that North Gate last week…’ Citoyen Bibot spat on the ground to express his contempt for his comrade’s stupidity. ‘How did it happen, citoyen?sasked the corporal. ‘Grospierre was at the gate, keeping good watch,sbegan Bibot, pompously, as the Crowd closed in round him, listening eagerly to his narrative.
24) There he stood, the moral support, the cool-headed adviser, surrounded by a Crowd of brainless, empty-headed young fops, who were even now repeating from mouth to mouth, and with every sign of the keenest enjoyment, a doggerel quatrain which he had just given forth.
25) He could not sway the Crowd but he might appeal to a little circle of kindred minds.
26) Had it been me now, at that North Gate last week…’ Citoyen Bibot spat on the ground to express his contempt for his comrade’s stupidity. ‘How did it happen, citoyen?sasked the corporal. ‘Grospierre was at the gate, keeping good watch,sbegan Bibot, pompously, as the Crowd closed in round him, listening eagerly to his narrative.
27) He is not afraid to hold up the narrative for a while in order to insert some magnificent tableau or cameo, like the skilful descriptions of the Mellstock choir in Under the Greenwood Tree , the celebrated set-piece anatomy of Egdon Heath, the tour de force of a fencing scene in Far From The Madding Crowd , or the harrowing episode in the same novel in which the dying Fanny is half-dragged to the workhouse by a dog.
28) Stop thief!sThe cry is taken up by a hundred voices, and the Crowd accumulate at every turning.
29) The Crowd of girls and young men had thinned and on his way up the street he heard many groups and couples bidding one another good-night.
30) He is down upon the pavement; and the Crowd eagerly gather round him: each new comer, jostling and struggling with the others to catch a glimpse.