HyperDic: teem

English > 2 senses of the word teem:
VERBstativeteem, pullulate, swarmbe teeming, be abuzz
motionteem, pour, swarm, stream, pullulatemove in large numbers
teem > pronunciation
Soundstiy'm
Rhymesacademe ... upstream: 40 rhymes with iym...
English > teem: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe teeming, be abuzz.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe streets teem with crowds
Example "The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen"
Synonymspullulate, swarm
NarrowercrawlBe full of
Broaderhum, buzz, seetheBe noisy with activity
See alsoteem inexist in large quantity
Spanishhormiguear, pulular
Catalanabundar, formiguejar
English > teem: 2 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove in large numbers.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymspour, swarm, stream, pullulate
Narrowerspill over, spill out, pour outBe disgorged
Broadercrowd, crowd togetherTo gather together in large numbers
Spanishhormiguear
Catalananar a patolls

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