an informal body of friends
"he still hangs out with the same crowd"
a large number of things or people considered together
"a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers"
approach a certain age or speed
"She is pushing fifty"
to gather together in large numbers
"men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah"
- crowd together
fill or occupy to the point of overflowing
"The students crowded the auditorium"
cause to herd, drive, or crowd together
"We herded the children into a spare classroom"