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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 crowd /ˈkraʊd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crowd, v. i.
 1. To press together or collect in numbers; to swarm; to throng.
    The whole company crowded about the fire.   --Addison.
    Images came crowding on his mind faster than he could put them into words.   --Macaulay.
 2. To urge or press forward; to force one's self; as, a man crowds into a room.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crowd v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crowded; p. pr. & vb. n. Crowding.]
 1. To push, to press, to shove.
 2. To press or drive together; to mass together. Crowd us and crush us.”
 3. To fill by pressing or thronging together; hence, to encumber by excess of numbers or quantity.
    The balconies and verandas were crowded with spectators, anxious to behold their future sovereign.   --Prescott.
 4. To press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat discourteously or unreasonably. [Colloq.]
 To crowd out, to press out; specifically, to prevent the publication of; as, the press of other matter crowded out the article.
 To crowd sail Naut., to carry an extraordinary amount of sail, with a view to accelerate the speed of a vessel; to carry a press of sail.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crowd, n.
 1. A number of things collected or closely pressed together; also, a number of things adjacent to each other.
    A crowd of islands.   --Pope.
 2. A number of persons congregated or collected into a close body without order; a throng.
    The crowd of Vanity Fair.   --Macaulay.
    Crowds that stream from yawning doors.   --Tennyson.
 3. The lower orders of people; the populace; the vulgar; the rabble; the mob.
    To fool the crowd with glorious lies.   --Tennyson.
    He went not with the crowd to see a shrine.   --Dryden.
 Syn: -- Throng; multitude. See Throng.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crowd, n.  An ancient instrument of music with six strings; a kind of violin, being the oldest known stringed instrument played with a bow. [Written also croud, crowth, cruth, and crwth.]
    A lackey that . . . can warble upon a crowd a little.   --B. Jonson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crowd, v. t. To play on a crowd; to fiddle. [Obs.] “Fiddlers, crowd on.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a large number of things or people considered together; "a
           crowd of insects assembled around the flowers"
      2: an informal body of friends; "he still hangs out with the
         same crowd" [syn: crew, gang, bunch]
      v 1: cause to herd, drive, or crowd together; "We herded the
           children into a spare classroom" [syn: herd]
      2: fill or occupy to the point of overflowing; "The students
         crowded the auditorium"
      3: to gather together in large numbers; "men in straw boaters
         and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah" [syn: crowd
      4: approach a certain age or speed; "She is pushing fifty"
         [syn: push]