|1.||[ verb ] move as a crowd or in a group|
"Tourists flocked to the shrine where the statue was said to have shed tears"
|Related terms:||travel troop|
|2.||[ noun ] (biology,zoology) a group of birds|
|Related terms:||animal_group bevy covey gaggle wisp covert flight exaltation bird|
|3.||[ noun ] (religion) a church congregation guided by a pastor|
|4.||[ noun ] an orderly crowd|
"a troop of children"
|Related terms:||crowd cluster|
|5.||[ noun ] (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent|
|Synonyms:||mass good_deal lot great_deal pile heap plenty sight deal whole_lot mint pot raft mess slew quite_a_little stack mickle hatful spate wad tidy_sum whole_slew peck muckle batch|
: "a batch of letters" "a deal of trouble" "a lot of money" "he made a mint on the stock market" "it must have cost plenty"
|Related terms:||large_indefinite_quantity flood jam heap|
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 16165|
|7.||[ verb ] come together as in a cluster or flock|
|Synonyms:||cluster clump constellate|
"The poets constellate in this town every summer"
|Related terms:||meet gather huddle bunch_together bunch configuration|
|8.||[ noun ] (biology,zoology) a group of sheep or goats|
|Related terms:||animal_group sheep|