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  Words related to herd

Related / Similar Words: ruck, crowd

 

Definition:
  • a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans;
  • a group of wild animals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra;
  • a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things; "his brilliance raised him above the ruck"; "the children resembled a fairy herd";
  • move together, like a herd;
  • cause to herd, drive, or crowd together; "We herded the children into a spare classroom";
  • keep, move, or drive animals; "Who will be herding the cattle when the cowboy dies?";

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    Hyponyms: remuda, overcrowd, wrangle

     

    Derivational Morphology: crowd, ruck, crowding, herder, herdsman, drover

     

     
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