crowd together

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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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said the Cossack to a convoy soldier with a wagon, who was pressing onto the infantrymen who were crowded together close to his wheels and his horses.
But the soldiers, crowded together shoulder to shoulder, their bayonets interlocking, moved over the bridge in a dense mass.
Everything was ready now; students stood crowded together in the foreground, and others stood behind them on chairs and tables.
All the country people were standing round the King's throne, and were crowded together in thick masses almost out of the windows to see the Princess receive the suitors; and as each one came into the room all his fine phrases went out like a candle!
The table was a large one, but the three were all crowded together at one corner of it: `No room
You have said much, my fair lord; and yet, if I may say so, it is somewhat crowded together, so that my Lady Loring can, mayhap, scarce follow it.
Round the room people were sitting at table, here half a dozen sailors uproariously drunk, there a group of soldiers; and in the middle, crowded together, couples were dancing.
This great city contains a million inhabitants, but so narrow are its streets, and so crowded together are its houses, that it does not cover much more than half as much ground as New York City.
The signs and sounds of a tumultuous concourse of men lately crowded together in one place, and agitated by the same passing events, were now exchanged for the distant hum of voices of different groups retreating in all directions, and these speedily died away in silence.
Here were all the inmates of the jail crowded together.
heavy, squat, thickset, crowded together, loaded with a dome like a hump.
Of course it was a case quite extraordinary, to see so many great animals crowded together, but it evidently proves that they must exist in great numbers.
Probably no region is as yet fully stocked, for at the Cape of Good Hope, where more species of plants are crowded together than in any other quarter of the world, some foreign plants have become naturalised, without causing, as far as we know, the extinction of any natives.
Men crowded together in conditions I wouldn't even make an animal suffer.
That act of sedition has dragged the nation into a cycle of violence, creating the conditions where the waterborne disease thrives in the filth and chaos of displaced people crowded together in poor and unsanitary living conditions.