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cluster

clus·ter

cluster

 
pronunciation:
kluh str
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a small, close grouping of similar things.
In spring, these trees will have clusters of pink flowers.
synonyms:
bunch, group
similar words:
band, bevy, bouquet, clump, collection, covey, fascicle, flock, gathering, host, knot, mass, panicle, pile, posy, thicket, throng, tuff
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: clustered, clustering, clusters
definition: to gather (things) into a close group or groups.
They clustered soldiers at each entry to the fortress.
synonyms:
assemble, bunch, gather, group, huddle
similar words:
convene, crowd, mass, round up
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to grow or gather together in close groups.
Snails often cluster under a rock.We clustered around the wood stove to get warm.
synonyms:
assemble, bunch, gather, group
similar words:
accumulate, amass, convene, crowd, flock, huddle, mass, swarm, throng
derivations: clustery (adj.), clusteringly (adv.)