Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb teem

2 senses of teem

Sense 1
teem, pullulate, swarm -- (be teeming, be abuzz; "The garden was swarming with bees"; "The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen"; "her mind pullulated with worries")
       => hum, buzz, seethe -- (be noisy with activity; "This office is buzzing with activity")
          Phrasal Verb-> teem in#1

Sense 2
pour, swarm, stream, teem, pullulate -- (move in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza")
       => crowd, crowd together -- (to gather together in large numbers; "men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah")

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