- A swarm is a group of many insects, especially flying insects like bees, wasps or flies.
- He walked on a wasp nest and was attacked by the swarm.
- Less commonly, a swarm can also be a group of fish or birds.
- When attacked, sardinas group into compact swarms to protect themselves.
- A crowd of people or animals moving in a chaotic way.
- (metaphorical) A large collection of similar objects.
- By observing the sky with telescopes, astronomers can see swarms of stars.
- (intransitive) To move as a swarm.
- I felt disgusted when I saw all these flies swarming on this dead body.
- (intransitive) When there are to many insects in a place.
- Fire ants swarm in the Southern United States since man accidentally brought some with him by ship.
- (transitive) To fill a place as a swarm.
- Ants are swarming the kitchen since we let food accessible.
- (transitive); (military) To overcome an enemy with number.