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
Related terms: congregation
4. [ noun ] an orderly crowd
Synonyms: troop

"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
Similar spelling:   floc