To herd is to lead or move a group of animals or people in a particular direction. When the animals are herded, they are usually corralled and herded into a pen.

  • The cows were herded into the barn by the farmer.

  • The students were herded into the auditorium by the teacher.

Definition of herded


To unite or associate in a herd; to feed or run together, or in company.


To unite or associate in a herd


To associate; to ally oneself with, or place oneself among, a group or company.


To act as a herdsman or a shepherd.


To form or put into a herd.

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Example Sentences for herded

  • 1

    The herd of cattle is grazing in the field.

  • 2

    The cattle herd is one of the largest in the state.

  • 3

    A herd of 50 cattle is respectable, and the more children the better.

  • 4

    The cattle herd is large considering the small dimensions of the municipality.

  • 5

    Hundreds of cattle grazed in tempting herds over the flowery meads.

  • 6

    The boys on the other hand rear and herd cattle along with domesticated.

  • 7

    She is the oldest female in the herd.

  • 8

    The followers of the group are called The Herd.

  • 9

    They raised a herd of the heifer in the farm.

  • 10

    Dooly is responsible for the introduction of the Bison herd.