crew definition

  • noun:
    • several people working together; a gang: a crew of stagehands.
    • a small grouping of individuals collected together temporarily; a crowd.
    • All workers working or offering aboard a ship.
    • every one of a ship's employees except the officials.
    • All employees operating or serving aboard an aircraft in-flight.
    • Sports a group of rowers, at the time of a racing layer.
    • Sports the activity of rowing.
    • A group of individuals (frequently staff) manning and running a big facility or device like a factory, ship, boat, or aircraft
    • A member of the crew of a vessel or plant
    • an associate of a ship's company who's not an officer
    • The band of workers on a dramatic manufacturing who are not an element of the cast
    • an employee on a dramatic production who is not the main cast
    • a team of folks working together on a task
    • an in depth group of pals
    • A set of individuals lumped together because of the presenter
    • A hip-hop team
    • the activity of competitive rowing.
    • A rowing staff manning one shell.
    • A pen for livestock including birds or pigs
    • The Manx shearwater.
    • an organization of men and women connected together; an assemblage; a throng.
    • the organization of seamen who man a ship, vessel, or at; the company belonging to a vessel or a boat.
    • In an extended feeling, any little human anatomy of men connected for a purpose; a gang.
    • An accession; a reinforcement; a business of troops or others sent as a reinforcement, or on an expedition. See accrue, n.
    • any business of individuals; an assemblage; a crowd: often in a derogatory or a humorous feeling.
    • Nautical: the organization of seamen who man a ship, vessel, or watercraft; the seamen owned by a vessel; specifically, the common sailors of a ship's organization.
    • the business or group of a ship's carpenter, gunner, boatswain, etc.
    • any business or group of laborers involved upon a specific work, since the company of men (engineer, fireman, conductor, brakemen, etc.) which manage and run a railroad-train.
    • Synonyms Band, party, herd, mob, horde, throng.
    • An archaic preterit of crow.
    • a friendly human body of pals
    • the people whom man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)
    • the group of men manning a racing shell
    • an organized group of workmen
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To act as an associate of a crew: crewed on a sloop.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To act as a crew user on: the area place will undoubtedly be crewed by a group of eight individuals.
  • verb:
    • Chiefly British A past tight of crow2.
    • become a part of a vessel's team
    • become an associate of a-work or manufacturing crew
    • To supply employees or sailors for a crew
    • To do the proper work of a sailor
    • to defend myself against, recruit (brand-new) crew
    • Simple last tense and previous participle of crow. Having made the characteristic sound of a rooster.
    • serve as a crew member on
  • others:
    • imp. of crow

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