verb (used without object)
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH herdheard, herd
Definition for herd (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for herd
Also, herd immunity alone did not successfully control or eradicate the disease.The idea of herd immunity to manage the coronavirus should ring alarm bells|Rebecca Kaplan|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
While herd immunity might put the end of the pandemic in sight, experts estimate that around 40 to 60 percent of a population would need to be infected to reach it.We still don’t know what COVID-19 immunity means or how long it lasts|Erin Garcia de Jesus|October 19, 2020|Science News
To put it simply, herd immunity is the scientific theory that if enough of a population builds antibodies or gains immunity against a pathogen, they can protect those who are more vulnerable to infection.
The concept of “herd immunity” appears to be making a comeback as cases rise and governments struggle to control the virus while often resisting full-scale lockdowns of the type seen in the spring.WHO director calls herd immunity ‘scientifically and ethically problematic’|kdunn6|October 14, 2020|Fortune
There are lessons we can learn from these previous infectious diseases but this goes beyond poorly understood concepts of herd immunity, elimination or learning to live with a virus.Can We Actually Learn To Live With Coronavirus? Not Until We Have A Vaccine|LGBTQ-Editor|October 14, 2020|No Straight News
There are little kids darting up and down the bleachers, being herded by moms and dads, grandmothers and grandfathers.Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own|Robert Silverman|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One man claimed all the villagers were herded into a school.How the U.S.-favored Kurds Abandoned the Yazidis when ISIS Attacked|Christine van den Toorn|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When foreign sailors called at Odessa they were all herded to one specific bar called Inter Club.
We were herded into a chilly waiting room waiting for the Britannia to be refueled.
But a far worse fate awaited the women and children, who were herded into a nearby church and locked inside.There Should Be No Statute of Limitations on Prosecuting War Crimes|Michael Moynihan|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Seven o'clock in the morning is too early for any rational human being to be herded into a factory at the call of a steam whistle.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
He tilled his fields, herded his flocks, attended him in war, and assisted him in special emergencies with money.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
He did not intend to be herded into the gloomy company of a lot of beaten and sulking Welsh nationalists!Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
In half a minute the dry slab stuff that the bunks were built of was ablaze and the boss herded us to the door.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
"A nasty crew," Carver remarked to Peter Gross as the pirates were herded on the beach under the rifles of his company.The Argus Pheasant|John Charles Beecham
British Dictionary definitions for herd (1 of 2)
Word Origin for herd
British Dictionary definitions for herd (2 of 2)
- archaic, or dialect a man or boy who tends livestock; herdsman
- (in combination)goatherd; swineherd
Word Origin for herd
Idioms and Phrases with herd
see ride herd on.