Sentence examples for herd from high-quality English sources.

Use herd in a sentence.

  • And you'll develop – you'll develop herd – like a herd mentality.

  • Halloran sees herd immunity as "a continuous thing," which increases as more people get infected.

  • Early on in the pandemic, researchers estimated the herd immunity threshold for Covid-19 to be 60%.

  • Two days later the Health Secretary says that "herd immunity" is not part of the government's plan.

  • Hanage cautioned that even a community that may have reached herd immunity cannot afford to be complacent.

  • Rutte quickly clarified that herd immunity would be a side effect of the country's approach and not the focus.

  • Professor Woolhouse added that herd immunity would be more likely to happen if we were to experience “an uncontrolled epidemic”.

  • It is during that period that males leave their natal herd (herd of origin) to live either singly or in small herds with other males.

herd sentence examples

  • Visitors to the Cairngorm Reindeer Herd will see Britain's only herd of reindeer free ranging in the picturesque Cairngorm mountains in Scotland.

  • Herd immunity played a significant role” in controlling the virus, argued the preprint, entitled “Covid-19 herd immunity in the Brazilian Amazon”.

  • While government ministers sought to deny that a reliance upon herd immunity had been viewed as a possible tactic, Sir Patrick Vallance defended trying to “broaden the peak” in order to “build up some kind of herd immunity” – 10 critical days before the UK went into lockdown.

  • The study "puts another nail in the coffin of the dangerous concept of herd immunity," professor Jonathan Heeney, a virologist at the University of Cambridge, said, adding that deliberately trying to get infected in the name of herd immunity created the risk of severe health damage in the future.


  • noun group

    - a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans

  • verb motion

    - cause to herd, drive, or crowd together

    Example: We herded the children into a spare classroom

  • noun group

    - a group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra

  • verb motion

    - move together, like a herd

  • verb stative

    - keep, move, or drive animals

    Example: Who will be herding the cattle when the cowboy dies?

  • noun group

    - a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things

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  • 1 sentence examples for herd from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
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  • • Relevant word or phrase for herd is crowd
  • • Relevant word or phrase for herd is ruck

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