HyperDic: herd

English > 6 senses of the word herd:
NOUNgroupherda group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
groupherda group of wild mammals of one species that remain together
groupherd, rucka crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things
VERBmotionherd, crowdcause to herd, drive, or crowd together
motionherdmove together, like a herd
stativeherdkeep, move, or drive animals
herd > pronunciation
Soundshher'd
RhymesAbelard ... word / Word: 269 rhymes with erd...
English > herd: 6 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans.
Memberscattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurusdomesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
sheepwoolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
NarrowerremudaThe herd of horses from which those to be used the next day are chosen
Broaderanimal groupA group of animals
Spanishmanada, piara, rebaño
Catalanramat
Verbsherdkeep, move, or drive animals
English > herd: 6 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra.
NarrowergamA herd of whales
Broaderanimal groupA group of animals
Spanishmanada
Verbsherdkeep, move, or drive animals
English > herd: 6 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things.
Example "the children resembled a fairy herd"
Synonymruck
Broadermultitude, throng, concourseA large gathering of people
Spanishmanada, masa, multitud, turba
Catalanmanada, massa, munió, turba
Verbsherdmove together, like a herd
herdcause to herd, drive, or crowd together
English > herd: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningCause to herd, drive, or crowd together.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"We herded the children into a spare classroom"
Synonymcrowd
NarrowerovercrowdCause to crowd together too much
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishapiñar, meter
Catalanamuntegar-se, apilotar-se, apinyar, encabir, entaforar, ficar
Nounsherda crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things
herdersomeone who drives a herd
English > herd: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove together, like a herd.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelThe crowds herd in the streets
Broadercrowd, crowd togetherTo gather together in large numbers
Nounsherda crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things
English > herd: 6 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningKeep, move, or drive animals.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Who will be herding the cattle when the cowboy dies?"
Narrowerwrangleherd and care for
BroaderkeepRaise
Nounsherda group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
herda group of wild mammals of one species that remain together
herdersomeone who drives a herd

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