(noun, verb)


1. the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)

Definition categories: group, unit

2. an organized group of workmen

Similar word(s): gang

Definition categories: group, unit

3. an informal body of friends

Similar word(s): bunch, crowd, gang

Definition categories: group, assemblage, gathering

4. the team of men manning a racing shell

Definition categories: group, squad, team

Sentences with crew as a noun:

- If you need help, please contact a member of the crew.

- The crews of the two ships got into a fight.

- One crew died in the accident.

- The officers and crew assembled on the deck.

- There are quarters for three officers and five crew.

- There are a lot of carpenters in the crew!

- The crews for different movies would all come down to the bar at night.

- There were three actors and six crew on the set.

- The crews competed to cut the most timber.

- I'd look out for that whole crew down at Jack's.


1. serve as a crew member on

Definition categories: competition, man

Sentences with crew as a verb:

- We crewed together on a fishing boat last year.

- The ship was crewed by fifty sailors.

- The film was crewed and directed by students.

- The crewing of the vessel before the crash was deficient.

- It was still dark when the cock crew.