What is another word for swarm?

Need synonyms for swarm? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun
A large number of people or things
more ❯
“A swarm of birds hopped from the nearby rooftops and sped off into the air.”
Noun
A large number of honeybees that leave a hive en masse with a newly fertilized queen in order to establish a new colony
“In 1990, a honey bee swarm unlike any before found in the United States was identified just outside the small south Texas town of Hidalgo.”
Noun
The presence of a large number of pest organisms in an area or field, on the surface of a host or anything that might contact a host, or in the soil
Noun
Complication, mess
more ❯
Noun
A structure in which bees are housed
Noun
A country or area under the full or partial political control of another country and occupied by settlers from that country
Verb
Move somewhere in large numbers
“The market opens out into a harbour where people swarm everywhere, mending nets and building brightly coloured boats.”
Verb
To teem, or be overrun or overflowing with
“Within minutes the area was swarming with officers.”
Verb
To climb by gripping with arms and legs alternately
Verb
Circle or fly
Verb
To meet in a group, typically for a common purpose or cause
Verb
To rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically, sometimes violently
Verb
To rapidly grow out of proportion or control
more ❯
Verb
To loot, plunder or invade by force
more ❯
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

Related Words and Phrases

See Also

Nearby Words
5-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2020