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To move closer together in a group - thesaurus

Synonyms

assemble

verb

to come together and form a group

close up

to move people or things closer together, or to move closer together

converge

verb

to come from different directions to reach the same point

bunch

verb

if a group of people bunch or are bunched, they get very close to each other

cluster

verb

to form a small close group

huddle

verb

to move close together in order to stay warm, feel safe, or talk

clump together

if people or things clump together or are clumped together, they get very close to each other in a group

besiege

verb

to gather round a person or place in a way that threatens or annoys them

crowd

verb

to stand so close to someone that it annoys them or makes them feel nervous

pile

verb

if things pile somewhere, they gather there in a group

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cleave to

literary to stay very close to someone, or to stay close together

close

verb

to reduce the distance or difference between people or things

close in

to move nearer to someone, especially in order to surround them and stop them from escaping

collect

verb

if a crowd of people collects, it forms

collect

verb

if a substance collects somewhere, it gradually goes there

cosy up

to move close to someone for warmth or love

crowd in on

if a group of people crowd in on someone, they move close to them and then surround them

get/go into a huddle

to stand or sit close together in order to discuss something secretly

mass

verb

to bring people together and make them form a large group

mass

verb

to come together and form a large group

mill around

to move about in large numbers in a confused way with no particular purpose

muster

verb

to bring people, especially soldiers, together in one place, or to gather in one place

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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