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herdnoun [C]

us   /hɜrd/
a large group of animals of the same type that feed, travel, or are kept together: a herd of elephants

herdverb [T]

us   /hɜrd/
to move together as a group, or to cause animals or people to move together in a group: The teachers herded the children into buses.
(Definition of herd from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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herdnoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /hɜːd/ us   /hɝːd/
a large group of animals of the same type that live and feed together: a herd of cattle/elephants/goats
mainly disapproving a large group of people that is considered together as a group and not separately: Poor Janine - she just follows the herd (= does what all the other people are doing).

herdverb

uk   /hɜːd/ us   /hɝːd/
(Definition of herd from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “herd”
in Korean 무리…
in Arabic قَطيع…
in Malaysian sekawan…
in French troupeau…
in Russian стадо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獸群, 牧群, 芸芸眾生,人群…
in Italian mandria, branco…
in Turkish büyükbaş hayvan sürüsü, sürü…
in Polish stado…
in Spanish manada, rebaño, llevar en manada…
in Vietnamese đàn…
in Portuguese manada, rebanho…
in Thai ฝูงสัตว์…
in German die Herde…
in Catalan ramat…
in Japanese (動物の)群れ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 兽群, 牧群, 芸芸众生,人群…
in Indonesian kawanan…
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