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Definition 1: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively - [noun denoting group]

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

  • old people
  • there were at least 200 people in the audience

(people is a kind of ...) any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

(... is a kind of people ) group of people speaking a Slavonic language

(... is a kind of people ) the people who live in a nation or country

"a statement that sums up the nation's mood" "the news was announced to the nation" "the whole country worshipped him"

(... is a kind of people ) people having the same social, economic, or educational status

"the working class" "an emerging professional class"

(... is a kind of people ) a group of people migrating together (especially in some given time period)

(... is a kind of people ) people who are wounded

"they had to leave the wounded where they fell"

(... is a kind of people ) people engaged in trade

(... is a kind of people ) people who are sick

"they devote their lives to caring for the sick"

(... is a kind of people ) people who have retreated

"he had only contempt for the retreated"

(... is a kind of people ) a small isolated group of people

"they were concentrated in pockets inside the city" "the battle was won except for cleaning up pockets of resistance"

(... is a kind of people ) (figurative) people whose criticisms are regarded as irrelevant or insignificant (resembling uneducated people who throw peanuts on the stage to express displeasure with a performance)

"he ignored complaints from the peanut gallery"

(... is a kind of people ) people having common origins or traditions and often comprising a nation

"immigrants of the same nationality often seek each other out" "such images define their sense of nationality"

(... is a kind of people ) a group of like-minded people united by the internet; a new kind of social or political of business group that may exert broad influence on a shared concern

"a network army of software programmers contribute free software to those who want it"

(... is a kind of people ) people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)

"the urban poor need assistance"

(... is a kind of people ) people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)

"only the very rich benefit from this legislation"

(... is a kind of people ) any people believing themselves to be chosen by God

(... is a kind of people ) women as distinguished from men

(... is a kind of people ) people who are involuntarily out of work (considered as a group)

"the long-term unemployed need assistance"

(... is a kind of people ) people who have not confessed

"the unconfessed cannot be forgiven"

(... is a kind of people ) people who are highly experienced or who have inside information

"the smart money said Truman would lose the election"

(... is a kind of people ) people who constitute the main body of any group

(... is a kind of people ) customers collectively

"they have an upper class clientele"

(... is a kind of people ) the people who support some common cause or business or principle or sectional interest

(... is a kind of people ) all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age

(... is a kind of people ) the people who inhabit a territory or state

"the population seemed to be well fed and clothed"

(... is a kind of people ) people in general considered as a whole

"he is a hero in the eyes of the public"

(... is a kind of people ) people collectively who are mentally retarded

"he started a school for the retarded"

(... is a kind of people ) people who have not been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity

"it diverts the attention of the uninitiate"

(... is a kind of people ) people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity

"it is very familiar to the initiate"

(... is a kind of people ) a group of people having a religion, ethnic, profession, or other particular characteristic in common

"he was well known throughout the Catholic community" "the news spread rapidly through the medical community" "they formed a community of scientists"

(... is a kind of people ) people who are fearful and cautious

"whitewater rafting is not for the timid"

(... is a kind of people ) people who are brave

"the home of the free and the brave"

(... is a kind of people ) people viewed as members of a group

"we need more young blood in this organization"

(... is a kind of people ) people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group

"he spent hours reading to the blind"

(... is a kind of people ) people who are frustrated and perplexed

"the children's faces clearly expressed the frustration of the baffled"

(... is a kind of people ) people who lived in times long past (especially during the historical period before the fall of the Roman Empire in western Europe)

(... is a kind of people ) a group of people having approximately the same age

(... is a kind of people ) the human beings of a particular nation or community or ethnic group

"the indigenous peoples of Australia"

(... is a kind of people ) people who are condemned to eternal punishment

"he felt he had visited the realm of the damned"

(... is a kind of people ) people who are no longer living

"they buried the dead"

(... is a kind of people ) people who are still living

"save your pity for the living"

(... is a kind of people ) people who are confined to their homes

(... is a kind of people ) people who are free

"the home of the free and the brave"

(... is a kind of people ) people in general (often used in the plural)

"they're just country folk" "folks around here drink moonshine" "the common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next"

(... is a kind of people ) the collective body of bishops

(... is a kind of people ) any hostile group of people

"he viewed lawyers as the real enemy"

(... is a kind of people ) people who are destined to die soon

"the agony of the doomed was in his voice"

(... is a kind of people ) people collectively who are crippled or otherwise physically handicapped

"technology to help the elderly and the disabled"

(... is a kind of people ) people who are defeated

"the Romans had no pity for the defeated"

(... is a kind of people ) people who have severe hearing impairments

"many of the deaf use sign language"

(... is a kind of people ) people who transact business (especially business executives)

(people is a member of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a member of people) all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

"all the world loves a lover" "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"

(people is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

Definition 2: the body of citizens of a state or country - [noun denoting group]

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

  • the Spanish people

Synonyms for people in the sense of this definition

(people is a kind of ...) any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

(... is a kind of people ) people living in the same country; compatriots

(... is a kind of people ) the ancient Greek inhabitants of Achaea

(... is a kind of people ) the ancient Greek inhabitants of Aeolia

(... is a kind of people ) the ancient Greek inhabitants of Doris who entered Greece from the north about 1100 BC

(... is a kind of people ) the ancient Greek inhabitants of Attica and related regions in Ionia

(... is a kind of people ) the body of enfranchised citizens; those qualified to vote

(... is a kind of people ) the body of people who are citizens of a particular government

"governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed"

(people is a member of ...) a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community

Definition 3: members of a family line - [noun denoting group]

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

  • his people have been farmers for generations
  • are your people still alive?

(people is a kind of ...) people descended from a common ancestor

"his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"

Definition 4: the common people generally - [noun denoting group]

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

  • separate the warriors from the mass
  • power to the people

Synonyms for people in the sense of this definition

(people is a kind of ...) any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

(... is a kind of people ) in Christianity, members of a religious community that do not have the priestly responsibilities of ordained clergy

(... is a kind of people ) the part of the general public interested in a source of information or entertainment

"every artist needs an audience" "the broadcast reached an audience of millions"

(... is a kind of people ) a group of followers or enthusiasts

Definition 5: fill with people - [verb of change]

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

  • Stalin wanted to people the empty steppes

(people is a kind of ...) fill with inhabitants

"populate the forest with deer and wild boar for hunting"

Definition 6: furnish with people - [verb of stative]

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

  • The plains are sparsely populated

(people is a kind of ...) be an inhabitant of or reside in

"People lived in Africa millions of years ago" "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted" "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean" "deer are populating the woods"

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