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swarm1

swarm1

 
 
pronunciation:
sworm
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large number of insects moving together in a group.
I came upon a swarm of ants.
definition 2: a colony of bees moving to or settled in a hive.
The swarm built a new hive in the next field.
synonyms:
colony, hive
definition 3: a group of people, animals, or things in motion; throng.
A swarm of sea gulls landed on the beach.
synonyms:
flock, horde, throng
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: swarmed, swarming, swarms
definition 1: to come together or move as a large group or mass.
Swallows swarmed in the tree.
similar words:
crowd, flock, throng
definition 2: to be covered or crowded; teem.
The town swarmed with students.
synonyms:
teem
similar words:
burst, crawl, flock, jump
definition 3: to crowd or come together over; throng into or over.
The audience swarmed the stage.
similar words:
crowd
derivation: swarmer (n.)
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