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Crew vs. Gang

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Crewnoun

A group of people together

Gangverb

To go; walk; proceed.

Crewnoun

(obsolete) Any company of people; an assemblage; a throng.

Gangverb

(intransitive) To band together as a group or gang.

‘“Let's gang up on them.”’;

Crewnoun

A group of people (often staff) manning and operating a large facility or piece of equipment such as a factory, ship, boat, airplane, or spacecraft.

‘If you need help, please contact a member of the crew.’; ‘The crews of the two ships got into a fight.’;

Gangverb

(transitive) to attach similar items together to form a larger unit.

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Crewnoun

A group of people working together on a task.

‘The crews competed to cut the most timber.’;

Gangverb

: to have sex with a single partner as a gang.

Crewnoun

(arts) The group of workers on a dramatic production who are not part of the cast.

‘There are a lot of carpenters in the crew!’; ‘The crews for different movies would all come down to the bar at night.’;

Gangnoun

A going, journey; a course, path, track.

Crewnoun

A close group of friends.

‘I'd look out for that whole crew down at Jack's.’;

Gangnoun

(obsolete) An outhouse: an outbuilding used as a lavatory.

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Crewnoun

A set of individuals lumped together by the speaker.

Gangnoun

A number going in company; a number of friends or persons associated for a particular purpose.

‘the Gashouse Gang’; ‘The gang from our office is going out for drinks Friday night.’;

Crewnoun

(Scouting) A group of Rovers.

Gangnoun

A group of laborers under one foreman; a squad.

‘a gang of sailors; a railroad gang.’;

Crewnoun

A hip-hop group

Gangnoun

A criminal group with a common cultural background and identifying features, often associated with a particular section of a city.

‘a youth gang; a neighborhood gang; motorcycle gang.’;

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Crewnoun

(rowing) A rowing team manning a single shell.

Gangnoun

A group of criminals or alleged criminals who band together for mutual protection and profit.

‘The Winter Hill Gang was quite proficient at murdering rival mobsters in order to take over their rackets.’;

Crewnoun

A person in a crew

Gangnoun

A group of politicians united in furtherance of a political goal.

‘The Gang of Four was led by Jiang Qing, the fourth wife of Mao Zedong.’; ‘Not all members of the Gang of Six are consistent in their opposition to filibuster.’;

Crewnoun

(plural: crew) A member of the crew of a vessel or plant.

‘One crew died in the accident.’;

Gangnoun

(US) A chain gang.

Crewnoun

A worker on a dramatic production who is not part of the cast.

‘There were three actors and six crew on the set.’;

Gangnoun

A combination of similar tools or implements arranged so as, by acting together, to save time or labor; a set.

‘a gang of saws; a gang of plows.’;

Crewnoun

A member of a ship's company who is not an officer.

‘The officers and crew assembled on the deck.’; ‘There are quarters for three officers and five crew.’;

Gangnoun

A set; all required for an outfit.

‘a new gang of stays.’;

Crewnoun

The sport of competitive rowing.

Gangnoun

(electrics) A number of switches or other electrical devices wired into one unit and covered by one faceplate.

‘an outlet gang box; a double gang switch.’;

Crewnoun

A pen for livestock such as chickens or pigs

Gangnoun

(electrics) A group of wires attached as a bundle.

‘a gang of wires’; ‘Do a drop for the telephone gang, then another drop for the Internet gang, both through the ceiling of the wiring closet.’;

Crewverb

To be a member of a vessel's crew

‘We crewed together on a fishing boat last year.’; ‘The ship was crewed by fifty sailors.’;

Gangverb

To go; to walk.

Crewverb

To be a member of a work or production crew

‘The film was crewed and directed by students.’;

Gangnoun

A going; a course.

Crewverb

To supply workers or sailors for a crew

Gangnoun

A number going in company; hence, a company, or a number of persons associated for a particular purpose; a group of laborers under one foreman; a squad; as, a gang of sailors; a chain gang; a gang of thieves.

Crewverb

(nautical) To do the proper work of a sailor

‘The crewing of the vessel before the crash was deficient.’;

Gangnoun

A combination of similar implements arranged so as, by acting together, to save time or labor; a set; as, a gang of saws, or of plows.

Crewverb

(nautical) To take on, recruit (new) crew

Gangnoun

A set; all required for an outfit; as, a new gang of stays.

Crewnoun

The Manx shearwater.

Gangnoun

The mineral substance which incloses a vein; a matrix; a gangue.

Crewnoun

A company of people associated together; an assemblage; a throng.

‘There a noble crewOf lords and ladies stood on every side.’; ‘Faithful to whom? to thy rebellious crew?’;

Gangnoun

A group of teenagers or young adults forming a more or less formalized group associating for social purposes, in some cases requiring initiation rites to join; as, a teen gang; a youth gang; a street gang.

Crewnoun

The company of seamen who man a ship, vessel, or at; the company belonging to a vessel or a boat.

Gangnoun

A group of persons organized for criminal purposes; a criminal organization; as, the Parker gang.

Crewnoun

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.

Gangnoun

an association of criminals;

‘police tried to break up the gang’; ‘a pack of thieves’;

Crew

imp. of Crow

Gangnoun

an informal body of friends;

‘he still hangs out with the same crowd’;

Crewnoun

the men who man a ship or aircraft

Gangnoun

an organized group of workmen

Crewnoun

an organized group of workmen

Gangnoun

tool consisting of a combination of implements arranged to work together

Crewnoun

an informal body of friends;

‘he still hangs out with the same crowd’;

Gangverb

act as an organized group

Crewnoun

the team of men manning a racing shell

Gang

A gang is a group or society of associates, friends or members of a family with a defined leadership and internal organization that identifies with or claims control over territory in a community and engages, either individually or collectively, in illegal, and possibly violent, behavior. Gangs arose in America by the middle of the nineteenth century and were a concern for city leaders from the time they appeared.

Crewverb

serve as a crew member on

Crew

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.

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