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verb crowd pronunciation in American English /kraʊd/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theycrowd
he/she/itcrowds
present participlecrowding
past tensecrowded
past participlecrowded
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to move to a particular place at the same time as a lot of other people
    crowd into:

    We crowded into the kitchen with the others.

    crowd around:

    Everyone in the restaurant crowded around them and started singing.

  2. 2
    [transitive] if a group of people crowd a place, they make it full by being in it

    Hundreds of people crowded the streets.

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