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Definition of swarm verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they swarm
    he / she / it swarms
    past simple swarmed
    -ing form swarming
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  1. 1[intransitive] + adv./prep. (often disapproving) (of people, animals, etc.) to move around in a large group Tourists were swarming all over the island.
  2. 2[intransitive] (of bees and other flying insects) to move around together in a large group, looking for a place to live
  3. Phrasal Verbsswarm with somebody/something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: swarm

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