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horde

horde

 
 
pronunciation:
hord
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large number, group, or crowd; throng; multitude.
hordes of flies
synonyms:
host, legion, lot, mass, multitude, throng
similar words:
army, concourse, crowd, drove, fleet, flock, mob, multiplicity, myriad, swarm
definition 2: a wandering group or tribe, as of Asian nomads.
similar words:
band, caravan, tribe
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: horded, hordes, hording
definition: to assemble in a horde.
synonyms:
mass, swarm, throng
similar words:
crowd
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word hoard (a collection or supply)? Horde and hoard sound alike but have different meanings.