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Synonyms of herd in English:


  • 1 large farms with big dairy herds
    flock, drove, pack, group, collection, fold
  • 2 we ran into a herd of movie actors
    crowd, group, bunch, horde, mass, mob, host, pack, multitude, throng, swarm, army, company, press
  • 3 (the herd) they consider themselves above the herd
    the common people, the masses, the public, the people, the rank and file, the populace, the multitude, the crowd, the commonality, the commonalty, the third estate, the plebeians
    derogatory the hoi polloi, the mob, the proletariat, the common herd, the rabble, the riff-raff, the canaille, the ragtag (and bobtail), the great unwashed, the proles, the plebs, the peasants
    [Antonyms] the elite
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  • 1 he and the boys herded the sheep into the pen
    drive, round up, shepherd, gather, collect, assemble, guide, kettle
  • 2 we all herded into a storage room
    crowd, pack, flock;
    cluster, huddle, group, gather
  • 3 they live by herding reindeer
    [Antonyms] neglect
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