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See definition of overcrowd on Dictionary.com
  • as incongest
  • as incram
  • as incrowd
  • as indeluge
  • as injam-pack
  • as inswamp

synonyms for overcrowd

  • choke
  • overburden
  • block
  • crowd
  • dam
  • filled
  • pack
  • plug
  • clog up
See also synonyms for: overcrowded / overcrowding

antonyms for overcrowd

MOST RELEVANT
  • let go
  • unblock
  • abstain
  • diet
  • fast
  • let go
  • nibble
  • pull
  • release
  • surrender
  • yield
  • let out
  • open
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      How to use overcrowd in a sentence

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      According to reporters, the facility was overcrowded with children.
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      When so large a number of the larvæ hatch out as to overcrowd the hive, it is the function of the queen to lead forth a swarm.
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      There will be some careful pruning done for the good of the human race, which, as it is, threatens to overcrowd the earth.
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      The effect of them was merely to call into existence a class of poor tenements in odd corners or to overcrowd the existing houses.
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      If the wedding is a small one great care should be taken lest the guests are so numerous as to overcrowd the church or home.
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      It would overcrowd his department and spoil the record he was trying to make—but he said not a word except "All right."
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      WORDS RELATED TO OVERCROWD

      • block
      • choke
      • clog up
      • crowd
      • dam
      • filled
      • overburden
      • overcrowd
      • pack
      • plug
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