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Synonyms for flock
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flock(noun)

    a church congregation guided by a pastor

    Synonyms:
    troop, wad, pile, lot, batch, hatful, good deal, quite a little, mountain, heap, muckle, passel, great deal, slew, mess, mint, tidy sum, raft, plenty, mickle, peck, fold, sight, pot, spate, mass, stack, deal

  2. flock(noun)

    a group of birds

    Synonyms:
    troop, wad, pile, lot, batch, hatful, good deal, quite a little, mountain, heap, muckle, passel, great deal, slew, mess, mint, tidy sum, raft, plenty, mickle, peck, fold, sight, pot, spate, mass, stack, deal

  3. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad(noun)

    (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

    "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"

    Synonyms:
    push-down list, destiny, bulk, cud, chaw, multitude, upsurge, atomic reactor, pile, quid, deal, spile, smokestack, caboodle, crapper, commode, throne, troop, fold, bay window, stool, softwood, chew, gage, push-down store, push-down storage, weed, hand, heap, surge, kitty, jalopy, smoke, muddle, band, lot, passel, slew, vision, freshet, potbelly, mussiness, jam, muss, hole, flowerpot, mint candy, visual modality, quite a little, clutch, luck, plentifulness, toilet, masses, ken, mess hall, down, atomic pile, messiness, the great unwashed, peck, tummy, agglomerate, sight, volume, wad, plug, mount, potty, set, nap, portion, skunk, push-down stack, chain reactor, rush, mound, good deal, big money, galvanic pile, pickle, sens, bundle, fate, voltaic pile, draw, stilt, green goddess, people, visual sense, sess, batch, view, pot, stack, mess, bunch, spate, plenteousness, locoweed, piling, bus, bargain, mountain, survey, business deal, plenty, potentiometer, mint, dope, plentitude, cumulus, plenitude, raft, jackpot, mickle, can, big bucks, kettle of fish, mass, tidy sum, corporation, circumstances, hatful, potful, megabucks, circle, grass, great deal, trade, cumulation, fix, muckle, fortune, hoi polloi

  4. troop, flock(noun)

    an orderly crowd

    "a troop of children"

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, wad, mass, lot, batch, hatful, good deal, quite a little, mountain, troop, heap, muckle, passel, spate, great deal, slew, mess, scout troop, mint, scout group, raft, plenty, mickle, peck, stack, sight, pot, pile, fold, deal

  5. flock, fold(verb)

    a group of sheep or goats

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, folding, bend, peck, mint, crease, plenty, lot, sheep pen, passel, batch, raft, quite a little, plication, spate, muckle, pile, faithful, good deal, stack, crimp, sight, flexure, deal, congregation, troop, sheepfold, wad, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, mess, sheepcote, fold, plica, mass, mountain, great deal, pot

  6. flock(verb)

    move as a crowd or in a group

    "Tourists flocked to the shrine where the statue was said to have shed tears"

    Synonyms:
    clump, cluster, constellate

  7. cluster, constellate, flock, clump(verb)

    come together as in a cluster or flock

    "The poets constellate in this town every summer"

    Synonyms:
    bundle, clump, constellate, plunk, clomp, bunch, clunk, dot, bunch up, cluster, stud, clop

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. flock

    Group is the general word for any gathering of a small number of objects, whether of persons, animals, or inanimate things. The individuals in a brood or litter are related to each other; those in the other groups may not be. Brood is used chiefly of fowls and birds, litter of certain quadrupeds which bring forth many young at a birth; we speak of a brood of chickens, a litter of puppies; brood is sometimes applied to a family of young children. Bevy is used of birds, and figuratively of any bright and lively group of women or children, but rarely of men. Flock is applied to birds and to some of the smaller animals; herd is confined to the larger animals; we speak of a bevy of quail, a covey of partridges, a flock of blackbirds, or a flock of sheep, a herd of cattle, horses, buffaloes, or elephants, a pack of wolves, a pack of hounds, a swarm of bees. A collection of animals driven or gathered for driving is called a drove.

    Synonyms:
    bevy, brood, covey, drove, group, hatch, herd, litter, lot, pack, set, swarm

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. flock(v)

    Synonyms:
    herd, congregate, throng, assemble, crowd

    Antonyms:
    disperse, scatter, separate, segregate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flock(n.)

    Synonyms:
    collection (of sheep, &c.), company

  2. flock(n.)

    Synonyms:
    lock of wool

  3. flock(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    congregate, herd, gather in crowds

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flock(n)

    Synonyms:
    covey, herd, bevy, drove, pack, lot, group, brood, litter

    Associated words:
    gregarious, gregal, gregariously, gregariousness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    herd, clan, swarmer, tributary, sheep

How to pronounce flock?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say flock in sign language?

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How to use flock in a sentence?

  1. Juan Carlos Claret:

    People are leaving the church because they don’t find a protective space there, the pastors are eating the flock.

  2. Emilia Salach:

    Every misfit in a flock is more exposed to rejection and harm ... We can see already it hasn't been accepted yet by most of our little penguin family.

  3. Latin Proverb:

    It is the part of a good shepherd to shear his flock, not to skin it.

  4. Malayan Proverb:

    Trumpet in a herd of elephants; crow in the company of cocks; bleat in a flock of goats.

  5. Elhamy Ibrahim:

    The media there, they make America seem evil, they destroy the spirit of the younger generation, they make them stuck in religion like a bunch of sheep in a flock.


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