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crowd together

1. To move close together. We were so cold while waiting in line that we crowded together for warmth.
2. To position things close together. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "crowd" and "together." I tried crowding all of my clothes together to make room for my jacket, but it still wouldn't fit in the suitcase.
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crowd someone or something together

to push or squeeze people or things together. See if you can crowd them together and get more in the row. I am afraid that I crowded the plants together too much.
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crowd together

to pack tightly together. The tenants crowded together in the lobby. All the kittens crowded together to keep warm.
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Every year millions of Muslims from around the world crowd together for rituals in and around Makkah, Islam's holiest city.
But what joined this tiny crowd together was their deep and abiding passion for princesses.
Surrounded by such weak hearts, ministers can find many a reason to take the line of least resistance and channel their efforts to the South-East, where Parliamentary marginals crowd together and the civil servants who advise them just happen to reside.
BACK to Windermere Club to meet a Dennis Stokes Select, a good crowd together with a fine match with pounds 210 raised for charity.
It would be brilliant if we could get some or all of the crowd together for a reunion photo.
It's great for me because you get the whites of the eyes thrill of being in front of a crowd together with being able to use the mic.
Hundreds, sometimes thousands of emperor penguins crowd together conserving body heat.
He said: 'We get another crowd together and I got a few of them to put their mobile phones in a box.
Why do so many gannets crowd together on Bonaventure Island?
Gore's strategy was to put the same crowd together with the Democratic yuppies, unreconstructed cold warriors, former pot smokers and white rock-and-rollers to whom he is making a generational appeal.
Artist Spencer Tunick got the crowd together in July 2005 for the photographs, which were then displayed at the Baltic at the beginning of last year.
In 1611, Johannes Kepler proposed that identical spheres can crowd together no more tightly than oranges do in a grocer's stack, a formation called face-centered cubic packing.
They had sound problems early on but held the crowd together by telling jokes, instead of behaving like huffy prima donnas.
In winter, lots of songbirds crowd together in the rainforests and other tropical forests to the south.
Kittiwakes are usually found nesting on precipitous sea cliffs, where large numbers crowd together to nest on narrow ledges.