herd

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈh3ːrd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/hɝd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hûrd)


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herd

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a herd of [cattle, buffalo, cows, sheep]
  2. a [large, small] herd
  3. got separated from the herd
  4. an important part of the herd
  5. the herd is grazing (on)
  6. rounded up the [sheep] herd
  7. a [community, communal, cooperative] herd
  8. [100] head in the herd
  9. a herd of [tourists, autograph seekers]
  10. [mobbed, welcomed, surrounded] by a herd of fans
v
  1. herd the [sheep, goats, cattle]
  2. idiom: like herding [cats, sheep]
  3. herd them up
  4. [farmers, shepherds] herd their flocks
  5. herded them [into, onto] a [truck, trailer, boat]
  6. [guests, prisoners] were herded [into, through]
n as adj
  1. the herd [size, health]
  2. herd management
  3. the herd mentality (of crowds)
  4. exploit herd mentality
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