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swarm

(verb) Move in large numbers.

Synonyms: pour, pullulate, teem, stream

Usage: A crowd of people swarmed out of the theater after the show and congregated beside the stage door to meet the exiting actors.
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swarm (v)
"to leave a hive to start another," also "to gather in a swarm, crowd, or throng," late 14c., from swarm (n.). Compare Dutch zwermen, German schwärmen, Danish sværme. Related: Swarmed; swarming.
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swarm
Definition: (verb) Move in large numbers.
Synonyms: pour, pullulate, teem, stream
Usage: A crowd of people swarmed out of the theater after the show and congregated beside the stage door to meet the exiting actors.
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swarm
Definition: (verb) Move in large numbers.
Synonyms: pour, pullulate, teem, stream
Usage: A crowd of people swarmed out of the theater after the show and congregated beside the stage door to meet the exiting actors.
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swarm 1 (swôrm)
n.
1. A large number of insects or other small organisms, especially when in motion.
2. A group of bees, social wasps, or ants, when migrating with a queen to establish a new colony.
3. An aggregation of persons or animals, especially when in turmoil or moving in mass: A swarm of friends congratulated him.
4. A number of similar geologic phenomena or features occurring closely within a given period or place: a swarm of earthquakes.
v. swarmed, swarm·ing, swarms
v.intr.
1.
a. To move or emerge in a swarm.
b. To leave a hive as a swarm. Used of bees.
2. To move or gather in large numbers: Shoppers have swarmed into the mall.
3. To be overrun; teem: a riverbank swarming with insects. See Synonyms at teem1.
v.tr.
To fill with a crowd: sailors swarming the ship's deck.
[Middle English, group of bees, from Old English swearm.]
swarm′er n.
swarm 2 (swôrm)
v. swarmed, swarm·ing, swarms
v.intr.
To climb by gripping with the arms and legs.
v.tr.
To climb (something) in this manner.
[Origin unknown.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
swarm (swɔːm)
n
1. (Zoology) a group of social insects, esp bees led by a queen, that has left the parent hive in order to start a new colony
2. (Zoology) a large mass of small animals, esp insects
3. a throng or mass, esp when moving or in turmoil
vb
4. (Zoology) (intr) (of small animals, esp bees) to move in or form a swarm
5. (intr) to congregate, move about or proceed in large numbers
6. (when: intr, often foll by with) to overrun or be overrun (with): the house swarmed with rats.
7. (tr) to cause to swarm
[Old English swearm; related to Old Norse svarmr uproar, Old High German swaram swarm]
swarm (swɔːm)
vb
(when: intr, usually foll by up) to climb (a ladder, etc) by gripping with the hands and feet: the boys swarmed up the rigging.
[C16: of unknown origin]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
swarm1 (swɔrm)

n.
1. a body of honeybees that emigrate from a hive and fly off together, accompanied by a queen, to start a new colony.
2. a body of bees settled together, as in a hive.
3. a great number of things or persons moving together.
4. an aggregation of free-floating or free-swimming cells or organisms.
5. a cluster of similar geologic phenomena or features, as a series of earthquakes of nearly equal intensity.
v.i.
6. to fly off together in a swarm, as bees.
7. to move about or along in great numbers.
8. to congregate or occur in large groups or multitudes.
9. (of a place) to abound or teem: a beach swarming with children.
v.t.
10. to swarm over or in; overrun.
[before 900; Old English swearm, c. Old High German swarm Old Nors

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swarm

Definition: (verb) Move in large numbers.
Synonyms: pour, pullulate, teem, stream
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