stampede

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
stampede

Plural
stampedes

A stampede of sheep.
  1. A stampede is when a group of people or animals runs away in a panic.
    Buffalo stampedes were very dangerous and deadly situations.
    The fire caused a stampede from the store.

Verb[change]

Plain form
stampede

Third-person singular
stampedes

Past tense
stampeded

Past participle
stampeded

Present participle
stampeding

  1. To run away in a panic.
    People stampeded from the burning theater.