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Synonyms for troop

Synonyms for troop

a group of people acting together in a shared activity

to come or go in large numbers

Synonyms for troop

a group of soldiers

a cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company

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a unit of Girl or Boy Scouts

an orderly crowd

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march in a procession

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move or march as if in a crowd

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The rain began to fall again, and for a while it was too misty to see what the troops were doing.
Unless you have been there you cannot imagine what a frightening effect this steady come-down of troops has on the spectators, even when they know it is only a review.
And then the imperial troops fell back upon these new defenses, or, rather, they were forced back by the enemy.
Mounted troops, their trappings of jewel and metal-incrusted leather glistening in the sunlight, formed the vanguard of the body, and then came a thousand gorgeous chariots drawn by huge zitidars.
Along with its many outdoor activities, the "good turn" troop stresses community service.
Tucker, Colonial's service manager, learned about the Brownie troop's efforts through the father of one of the troop members who works at Colonial Volkswagen.
During the surge in troops initiated by President Bush, average troop strength in Iraq grew by 7,000 or 6% in FY2007 and another 9,500 or 9% in FY2008, reaching a peak of 157,800.
According to the president, "Our past efforts to secure Baghdad failed for two principal reasons: There were not enough Iraqi and American troops to secure neighborhoods that had been cleared of terrorists and insurgents.
They not only screened their own army's movements from the enemy, but also continually gathered information on enemy movements and troop strength.
Boy Scout Troop 94 assistant scoutmaster John De Coursey-Thomas, said his troop also took part in the Memorial Day flag placement ceremony at the Los Angeles National Cemetery in the Westwood area.
A November 2005 poll by the bipartisan polling and consulting firm RT Strategies found that 70 percent of Americans--including 55 percent of Democrats--agree that "criticism of the war by Democratic senators hurts troop morale.
But it did have longstanding close ties with Saudi Arabia, which suddenly had Iraqi troops on its border.
A decade earlier, the most aggressive males in this troop had died.
If some 31,000 coalition troops from NATO nations serving in the International Security Assistance Force are included, average monthly foreign troop strength in Afghanistan would be about 81,000 in FY2009, and 93,450 in FY2010.