Crowd in a sentence

The word "crowd" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of crowd and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Crowd

  • To push, to press, to shove.
  • To press or drive together; to mass together.
  • To fill by pressing or thronging together; hence, to encumber by excess of numbers or quantity.
  • To press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat discourteously or unreasonably.
  • To press together or collect in numbers; to swarm; to throng.
  • To urge or press forward; to force one's self; as, a man crowds into a room.
  • A number of things collected or closely pressed together; also, a number of things adjacent to each other.
  • A number of persons congregated or collected into a close body without order; a throng.
  • The lower orders of people; the populace; the vulgar; the rabble; the mob.
  • An ancient instrument of music with six strings; a kind of violin, being the oldest known stringed instrument played with a bow.
  • a large number of things or people considered together
  • an informal body of friends
  • to gather together in large numbers
  • cause to herd, drive, or crowd together
  • approach a certain age or speed
  • fill or occupy to the point of overflowing

How to use crowd in a sentence. Crowd pronunciation.

There was a sympathetic crowd around me, though.
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We ran down and joined the crowd of excited men and frightened animals.
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Then the crowd rushed in a body to the hay-corral and began to tumble down the huge stacks of baled hay and roll the bales up on the high ground by the house.
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The sight of a little crowd of people in the quiet road, the smell of burning, loud voices of excited servants, caused them to run forward in alarm.
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In recollecting "Anna Karenina," powerful scenes crowd into the memory-introspective and analytic as it is, it is filled with dramatic climaxes.
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The Gospel was to Pashkov himself new, good tidings, and as such he carried it into the distinguished circles which he assembled at his palace on the Neva, and as such he brought it amongst the crowds of cabmen, labourers, laundresses, etc., whom he called from the streets to hear the news.
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The crowd regards the capers of the man, and waits in suspense for the fatal attack.
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Then the crowd breaks into dark pieces, and disperses over the slimy marsh of boredom. ". . .
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The crowds at Coney Island are as different from Gorki's description of them as anything could well be.
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It was necessary, in the interval between the scene which I have just described and the day on which the decree of divorce was signed, that the Empress should be present on all these occasions, and attend all these fetes, under the eyes of an immense crowd of people, at a time when solitude alone could have in any degree alleviated her sorrow; it was also necessary that she should cover up her face with rouge in order to conceal her pallor and the signs of a month passed in tears.
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He approached the Empress, who had already risen to join him, and got out with her, not without some difficulty, on account of the crowd which rushed towards the doors; the Queens of Holland, Naples, Westphalia, the Princess Borghese, etc., following their Majesties, while the Vice-queen of Italy, who was pregnant, remained in the hall, on the platform containing the Imperial boxes.
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The vice-king, fearing the crowd as much as the fire for his wife, took her out through a little door that had been cut in the platform in order to serve refreshments to their Majesties.
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In the confusion he fell on his back, was for some time, trampled under foot and much injured, and owed his life only to the presence of mind and strength of a musician, who raised him in his arms and carried him out of the crowd.
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In the latter part of July large crowds visited the Church of the Hotel des Invalides, in which were placed the remains of General Saint-Hilaire and the Duke de Montebello, the remains of the marshal being placed near the tomb of Turenne.
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Then all the crowd passed away, and there remained in the church only a few old servants of the marshal, who honored his memory as much and even more by the tears which they shed in silence than did all this public mourning and imposing ceremony.
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They began at first with some encounters, either among themselves or with the curious crowd who observed them too closely.
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At break of day the crowd rushed towards the Tuileries, and filled the streets and quays, all awaiting in anxious suspense the first discharge of the cannon.
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In order to respond to the eagerness of the crowd which pressed continually around the doors of the palace to learn of the welfare of the Empress and her august child, it was decided that one of the chamberlains should stand from morning till evening in the first saloon of the state apartments, to receive those who came, and inform them of the bulletins which her Majesty's physicians issued twice a day.
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The boatmen gave an impromptu fete which lasted part of the night, and to witness which an immense crowd covered the shore, testifying the most ardent joy.
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When he approached the baptismal font to present the child to be anointed there was a moment of silence and religious contemplation, which formed a touching contrast to the vociferous gayety which at the same moment animated the crowd outside, whom the spectacle of the brilliant fireworks had drawn from all parts of Paris to the Tuileries.
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Examples of Crowd

Example #1
One elderly-looking comforter said: "Stranger, you've been taken in.
Example #2
Imagination cannot conceive how disjointed I was-how internally, externally and universally I was unsettled, mixed up and ruptured.
Example #3
We waded knee-deep into the log stable, unfastened the horses and waded out almost waist-deep, so fast the waters increased.
Example #4
We suddenly realized that this flood was not a mere holiday spectacle, but meant damage-and not only to the small log stable but to the Overland buildings close to the main river, for the waves had now come ashore and were creeping about the foundations and invading the great hay-corral adjoining.
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Meantime it was discovered that Owens, an overland driver, was missing, and a man ran to the large stable, and wading in, boot-top deep, discovered him asleep in his bed, awoke him, and waded out again.