Stam`pede´   Pronunciation: stăm`pēd´
n.1.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.
2.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; a stampede toward U. S. bonds in the credit markets.
She and her husband would join in the general stampede.
- W. Black.
v. i.1.To run away in a panic; - said of droves of cattle, horses, etc., also of armies.
v. t.1.To disperse by causing sudden fright, as a herd or drove of animals.
Noun1.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)
Verb1.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
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