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flock1

flock1

 
pronunciation:
flak
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group of animals or birds of one kind keeping or kept together, such as geese or sheep.
A flock of sheep grazed on the hillside.
 
synonyms:
drove, herd
similar words:
band, bevy, fold, multitude, pack, swarm, throng
definition 2: a large group of people or things.
A flock of reporters waited outside the courtroom.
synonyms:
army, horde, host, mass, multitude, throng
similar words:
band, bevy, crowd, crush, drove, gang, herd, legion, mob, multiplicity, press, swarm
definition 3: a group of followers or adherents, esp. of a religious leader.
The priest worried that increasing members of his flock were leaving the church.
synonyms:
fold, following
similar words:
followers, sheep
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: flocked, flocking, flocks
definition: to gather or travel in a crowd, group, or flock.
Visitors flocked to the new museum.
synonyms:
swarm, throng
similar words:
band, crowd, gang, herd, mass, mill
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