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Overview of noun stampede

The noun stampede has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) stampede

(a headlong rush of people on a common impulse; "when he shouted `fire' there was a stampede to the exits")

2. stampede

(a wild headlong rush of frightened animals (horses or cattle))

Overview of verb stampede

The verb stampede has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) stampede

(cause to run in panic; "Thunderbolts can stampede animals")

2. stampede

(cause a group or mass of people to act on an impulse or hurriedly and impulsively; "The tavern owners stampeded us into overeating")

3. stampede

(act, usually en masse, hurriedly or on an impulse; "Companies will now stampede to release their latest software")

4. stampede

(run away in a stampede) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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