|Origin:||crew 'additional soldiers, reinforcements' (15-16 centuries), from Old French creue 'increase', from creistre; CRESCENT|
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all the people who work on a ship or plane:
The plane crashed, killing two of the crew and four passengers.
He joined the crew of a large fishing boat.
a group of people working together with special skills: ➔ ground crew
a TV camera crew
a group of people or friends - often used to show disapproval:
a motley crew of students
Do you still hang out with the same crew?
a team of people who compete in rowing races:
Who will be on the college crew?
5 [countable] informal
a group of musicians, especially in garage music