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

synonyms for overcrowd

  • beset
  • besiege
  • drench
  • drown
  • engulf
  • inundate
  • overflow
  • overload
  • saturate
  • sink
  • submerge
  • wash
  • crowd
  • satiate
  • snow
  • submerse
  • surfeit
  • upset
  • whelm
  • swallow up
  • waterlog
See also synonyms for: overcrowded / overcrowding
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antonyms for overcrowd

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  • dry
  • float
  • pass up
  • underwhelm
    • open
    • let out
    • pull
    • yield
    • let go
    • nibble
    • abstain
    • fast
    • diet
    • release
    • surrender
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    How to use overcrowd in a sentence

    On July 28, the Senate’s National Parks Subcommittee held a hearing to review the impact that overcrowding in national parks is having on NPS resources and visitor experiences.
    THE NATIONAL PARKS RESERVATION SYSTEM IS OFF TO A BUMPY STARTAWISEAUGUST 11, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
    This mindset can manifest itself in grousing about overcrowding at national parks, militant Leave No Trace shaming, or neglecting urban areas in conversations about environmentalism and recreational opportunities.
    WHEN CORPORATE ACTIVISM HAS A DARK SIDEERIN BERGERAPRIL 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
    According to reporters, the facility was overcrowded with children.
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    Connecting areas in the Midwest, for example, could turn Kansas City into a global powerhouse and attract residents away from other already overcrowded cities.
    HYPERLOOP WANTS TO CONNECT PEOPLE TO OPPORTUNITY, BUT CITY LEADERS ARE ASKING WHO BENEFITS THE MOSTNICOLE GOODKINDDECEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
    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.
    ANIMAL INTELLIGENCEGEORGE J. ROMANES
    There will be some careful pruning done for the good of the human race, which, as it is, threatens to overcrowd the earth.
    HER ROYAL HIGHNESS WOMANMAX O'RELL
    The effect of them was merely to call into existence a class of poor tenements in odd corners or to overcrowd the existing houses.
    A HISTORY OF EPIDEMICS IN BRITAIN (VOLUME I OF II)CHARLES CREIGHTON
    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.
    BOOK OF ETIQUETTELILLIAN EICHLER
    It would overcrowd his department and spoil the record he was trying to make—but he said not a word except "All right."
    THE JUNGLEUPTON SINCLAIR
    Rather than overcrowd his ships and to spare his supplies, he refused to take any of the latter.
    DE ORBE NOVO, VOLUME 1 (OF 2)TRANS. BY FRANCIS AUGUSTUS MACNUTT
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    WORDS RELATED TO OVERCROWD

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