Synonyms for herd

Synonyms for (noun) herd

Synonyms: herd

Definition: a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans

Similar words: animal group

Definition: a group of animals


Synonyms: herd

Definition: a group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra

Similar words: animal group

Definition: a group of animals


Synonyms: ruck, herd

Definition: a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things

Usage: his brilliance raised him above the ruck; the children resembled a fairy herd

Similar words: concourse, multitude, throng

Definition: a large gathering of people

Synonyms for (verb) herd

Synonyms: herd

Definition: move together, like a herd

Similar words: crowd, crowd together

Definition: to gather together in large numbers

Usage: men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah


Synonyms: herd, crowd

Definition: cause to herd, drive, or crowd together

Usage: We herded the children into a spare classroom

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: herd

Definition: keep, move, or drive animals

Usage: Who will be herding the cattle when the cowboy dies?

Similar words: keep

Definition: raise

Usage: She keeps a few chickens in the yard; he keeps bees