stampede

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To disperse by causing sudden fright, as a herd or drove of animals
A wild, headlong scamper, or running away, of a number of animals; usually caused by fright; hence, any sudden flight or dispersion, as of a crowd or an army in consequence of a panic

She and her husband would join in the general stampede. -W. Black.

To run away in a panic; said of cattle, horses, etc., also of armies
a wild headlong rush of frightened animals (horses or cattle) run away in a stampede cause to run in panic; "Thunderbolts can stampede animals"
a headlong rush of people on a common impulse; "when he shouted `fire' there was a stampede to the exits" a wild headlong rush of frightened animals (horses or cattle) run away in a stampede cause to run in panic; "Thunderbolts can stampede animals" act, usually en masse, hurriedly or on an impulse; "Companies will now stampede to release their latest software" cause a group or mass of people to act on an impulse or hurriedly and impulsively; "The tavern owners stampeded us into overeating
To run away in a panic; said droves of cattle, horses, etc
{i} headlong rush made by a group of frightened animals; rush, charge, flight
cause to run in panic; "Thunderbolts can stampede animals"
run away in a stampede
Any sudden unconcerted moving or acting together of a number of persons, as from some common impulse; as, a stampede to the gold regions; a stampede in a convention
also of armies
act, usually en masse, hurriedly or on an impulse; "Companies will now stampede to release their latest software"
{f} cause to rush headlong in panic; rush headlong in panic
a wild headlong rush of frightened animals (horses or cattle)
cause a group or mass of people to act on an impulse or hurriedly and impulsively; "The tavern owners stampeded us into overeating
If a lot of people all do the same thing at the same time, you can describe it as a stampede. Generous redundancy terms had triggered a stampede of staff wanting to leave
a headlong rush of people on a common impulse; "when he shouted `fire' there was a stampede to the exits"
If there is a stampede, a group of people or animals run in a wild, uncontrolled way. There was a stampede for the exit
If a group of animals or people stampede or if something stampedes them, they run in a wild, uncontrolled way. The crowd stampeded and many were crushed or trampled underfoot Countryside robbers are learning the ways of the wild west by stampeding cattle to distract farmers before raiding their homes. a herd of stampeding cattle
cause a group or mass of people to act on an impulse or hurriedly and impulsively; "The tavern owners stampeded us into overeating"
stampeded
past of stampede
stampedes
plural of stampede
stampeding
present participle of stampede
stampede
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