Meaning of crew


Pronunciation: (kr), [key]
— n.
  1. a group of persons involved in a particular kind of work or working together: the crew of a train; a wrecking crew.
    1. the people who sail or operate a ship or boat.
    2. the common sailors of a ship's company.
    3. a particular gang of a ship's company.
  2. the people who fly or operate an aircraft or spacecraft.
  3. the team that rows a racing shell: varsity crew.
  4. the sport of racing with racing shells: He went out for crew in his freshman year.
  5. a company; crowd: He and his crew of friends filled the room.
  6. any force or band of armed men.
  1. to serve as a member of a crew on (a ship, aircraft, etc.).
  2. to obtain or employ a crew for (a ship, aircraft, etc.).
  1. to serve as a member of a crew.


Pronunciation: (kr), [key]
— v.
  1. a pt. of.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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