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Definitions and Synonyms of gang | Another word for gang | What is gang?

Definition 1: tool consisting of a combination of implements arranged to work together - [noun denoting artifact]

(gang is a kind of ...) an implement used in the practice of a vocation

Definition 2: an organized group of workmen - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for gang in the sense of this definition

(gang is a kind of ...) an organization regarded as part of a larger social group

"the coach said the offensive unit did a good job" "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"

(... is a kind of gang ) crew of workers who move scenery or handle properties in a theatrical production

(... is a kind of gang ) a work crew assigned to a section of a railroad

(... is a kind of gang ) a gang of road workers

(... is a kind of gang ) the crew of technicians and mechanics who service aircraft on the ground

(... is a kind of gang ) a gang of convicts chained together

(... is a kind of gang ) a crew of workers selected for a particular task

"a detail was sent to remove the fallen trees"

(... is a kind of gang ) a crew of workers who work for a specific period of time

(gang is a member of ...) a member of a work crew

(... is a member of gang) the force of workers available

Definition 3: an association of criminals - [noun denoting group]

Samples where gang or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • police tried to break up the gang
  • a pack of thieves

Synonyms for gang in the sense of this definition

(gang is a kind of ...) a formal organization of people or groups of people

"he joined the Modern Language Association"

(... is a kind of gang ) a gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality

"a nest of thieves"

(... is a kind of gang ) a gang whose members are teenagers

(gang is a member of ...) a criminal who is a member of gang

(... is a member of gang) underworld organizations

Definition 4: an informal body of friends - [noun denoting group]

Samples where gang or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he still hangs out with the same crowd

Synonyms for gang in the sense of this definition

(gang is a kind of ...) a group of persons together in one place

Definition 5: act as an organized group - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for gang in the sense of this definition

(gang is a kind of ...) form a group or group together

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