"hives" in the noun sense
a teeming multitude
2. beehive, hive
a man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees
3. beehive, hive
a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees as in a hollow tree
"hives" in the verb sense
store, like bees
"bees hive honey and pollen"
"He hived lots of information"
move together in a hive or as if in a hive
"The bee swarms are hiving"
gather into a hive
"The beekeeper hived the swarm"
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