the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)
gang, crew, work party(noun)
an organized group of workmen
crowd, crew, gang, bunch(noun)
an informal body of friends
"he still hangs out with the same crowd"
the team of men manning a racing shell
serve as a crew member on
To have made the characteristic sound of a rooster.
It was still dark when the cock crew.
A pen for livestock such as chickens or pigs
the Manx shearwater
a company of people associated together; an assemblage; a throng
the company of seamen who man a ship, vessel, or at; the company belonging to a vessel or a boat
in an extended sense, any small body of men associated for a purpose; a gang; as (Naut.), the carpenter's crew; the boatswain's crew
imp. of Crow
A crew is a body or a class of people who work at a common activity, generally in a structured or hierarchical organization. A location in which a crew works is called a crewyard or a workyard. The word has nautical resonances: the tasks involved in operating a ship, particularly a sailing ship, providing numerous specialities within a ship's crew, often organised with a chain of command. Traditional nautical usage strongly distinguishes officers from crew, though the two groups combined form the ship's company. Members of a crew are often referred to by the title "Crewman". "Crew" also refers to the sport of rowing, where teams row competitively in racing shells. "Crew" is used colloquially to refer to a small, tight-knit group of friends or associates engaged in criminal activity. Also used in reference to the traditional "unit" of criminals under the supervision of a caporegime in the American Mafia. However, the term is not specific to organized crime. Crew can refer simply to a group of friends, unrelated to crime or violence.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
krōō, n. a company, squad, or gang, often in a bad or contemptuous sense: a ship's company. [O. Fr. creue, increase—croistre, to grow.]
krōō, pa.t. of Crow.
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British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Crew' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3336
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Crew' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3979
Rank popularity for the word 'Crew' in Nouns Frequency: #1113
The numerical value of Crew in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Crew in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.
This is the greatest week in the history of the world since the Creation. (Saluting crew of the Apollo 11)
It had been eight years and while I didn't work there every week, I still felt a close bond to many of the cast and crew.
I do remember, as a child, that I always imagined, when I was maybe 6 or 7, my fantasy was that everywhere I went I was being followed by an invisible film crew.
It becomes friendly and warm and family, and it stays with you, we really do like the crew. It’s a family atmosphere. A lot of the crew members call us ‘mom and dad.’.
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Translations for Crew
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- екипаж, компания, тайфаBulgarian
- colla, tripulant, marineria, banda, equip, tripulacióCatalan, Valencian
- technici, skupina, posádka, banda, obsluha, člen, kulisáci, pracovníCzech
- Haufen, Stab, Besatzung, Mannschaft, KolonneGerman
- συνεργείο, συμμορία, επανδρώνω, πλήρωμαGreek
- tripulante, grumete, equipo, tripulaciónSpanish
- miehistö, sakki, joukkue, avustaja, käyttöhenkilöstö, jäsenFinnish
- équipage, équipeFrench
- foireann, criúIrish
- sgiobaScottish Gaelic
- cricca, staff, gente, squadra, ciurma, equipaggio, folla, banda, troupeItalian
- クルー, 船員, 乗組Japanese
- 패거리, 스태프, 수병, 승무원, 일단, 일반선원, 일원Korean
- банда, екипа, посада, екипаж, тајфаMacedonian
- stab, besetning, arbeidsgruppeNorwegian
- ploeg, gezelschap, bemanningslid, team, bemannen, teamlid, technisch theaterpersoneel, bemanningDutch
- besetningNorwegian Nynorsk
- gangue, pessoal, tripulação, tripular, equipe, tripulantePortuguese
- коллектив, экипаж, шайка, банда, компания, командаRussian
- посада, pȍsadaSerbo-Croatian
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