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Definition of crowd verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they crowd
    he / she / it crowds
    past simple crowded
    -ing form crowding
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  1. 1crowd something to fill a place so there is little room to move Thousands of people crowded the narrow streets.
  2. 2crowd something to fill your mind so that you can think of nothing else Memories crowded his mind.
  3. 3crowd somebody (informal) to stand very close to someone so that they feel uncomfortable or nervous
  4. Phrasal Verbscrowd around (somebody/something)crowd in (on somebody)crowd into/onto somethingcrowd somebody/something into/onto somethingcrowd somebody/something out
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: crowd