|1.||[ noun ] a disorderly crowd of people|
|Related terms:||crowd lynch_mob throng|
|2.||[ adjective ] characteristic of a mob; disorderly or lawless|
"mob rule" "fanned mounting tension into mobbish terrorizing" "moblike mentality"
|3.||[ noun ] (criminal law) a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities|
|Synonyms:||syndicate family crime_syndicate|
|Related terms:||organized_crime Mafia|
|4.||[ verb ] press tightly together or cram|
|Synonyms:||pile throng jam pack|
"The crowd packed the auditorium"
|Related terms:||crowd batch multitude|
|5.||[ noun ] (law,criminal law) an association of criminals|
|Synonyms:||gang ring pack|
"police tried to break up the gang" "a pack of thieves"
|Related terms:||association nest youth_gang organized_crime gangster|