Roget category 721. Words expressing abstract relations
› 1.4. Order
›› 1.4.3. Collective order
at home —
posse comitatus [Lat.] —
miscellany, collectanea† — museum, menagerie etc. (store) 636 — museology†.
crowd, throng, group — flood, rush, deluge — rabble, mob, press, crush, cohue†, horde, body, tribe — crew, gang, knot, squad, band, party — swarm, shoal, school, covey, flock, herd, drove — atajo† — bunch, drive, force, mulada [U.S.] — remuda† — roundup [U.S.] — array, bevy, galaxy — corps, company, troop, troupe, task force — army, regiment etc. (combatants) 726 — host etc. (multitude) 102 — populousness.
clan, brotherhood, fraternity, sorority, association etc. (party) 712.
volley, shower, storm, cloud.
group, cluster, Pleiades, clump, pencil — set, batch, lot, pack — budget, assortment, bunch — parcel — packet, package — bundle, fascine†, fasces†, bale — seron†, seroon† — fagot, wisp, truss, tuft — shock, rick, fardel†, stack, sheaf, haycock† — fascicle, fascicule†, fasciculus [Lat.], gavel, hattock†, stook†.
accumulation etc. (store) 636 — congeries, heap, lump, pile, rouleau†, tissue, mass, pyramid — bing† — drift — snowball, snowdrift — acervation†, cumulation — glomeration†, agglomeration — conglobation† — conglomeration, conglomerate — coacervate [Chem], coacervation [Chem], coagmentation†, aggregation, concentration, congestion, omnium gaterum [Lat.], spicilegium†, black hole of Calcutta — quantity etc. (greatness) 31.
collector, gatherer — whip, whipper in.
[be or come together],
flock get together,
pig together —
[get or bring together] assemble, muster — bring together, get together, put together, draw together, scrape together, lump together — collect, collocate, colligate† — get, whip in — gather — hold a meeting — convene, convoke, convocate† — rake up, dredge — heap, mass, pile — pack, put up, truss, cram — acervate† — agglomerate, aggregate — compile — group, aggroup†, concentrate, unite — collect into a focus, bring into a focus — amass, accumulate etc. (store) 636 — collect in a dragnet — heap Ossa upon Pelion.
crowded to suffocation,
as thick as hops —
all of a heap,
the plot thickens —
acervatim [Lat.] —
tibi seris tibi metis [Lat.].
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