stampede-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: (Cause an animal to) run in panic or to run away.

Commentary: Syntax is: NP1[theme[animate]] STAMPEDE (PP)(NP2) NP1[agent] STAMPEDE NP2

With the elephant in the lead, they all stampeded away from the
frightening voice in the cave.
A big woolly animal stampeded about 100 cattle.
They stampeded the herd of horses.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 4

Sense Number 2: (Cause to) act hurriedly

Commentary: syntax is: NP1[agent] STAMPEDE (NP2)
NOTE: NP1 will ALWAYS be a person or a collection of people.

Having misled the American people and stampeded them to war, this
Administration must now attempt to sustain a policy predicated on
Companies will now stampede to release their latest software.
Upon hearing of the sale, they stampeded to the store.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: stampede.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3