['piːp(ə)l] or ['pipl]
(noun.) (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; 'old people'; 'there were at least 200 people in the audience'.
(noun.) members of a family line; 'his people have been farmers for generations'; 'are your people still alive?'.
(verb.) fill with people; 'Stalin wanted to people the empty steppes'.
(verb.) furnish with people; 'The plains are sparsely populated'.
(n.) The body of persons who compose a community, tribe, nation, or race; an aggregate of individuals forming a whole; a community; a nation.
(n.) Persons, generally; an indefinite number of men and women; folks; population, or part of population; as, country people; -- sometimes used as an indefinite subject or verb, like on in French, and man in German; as, people in adversity.
(n.) The mass of comunity as distinguished from a special class; the commonalty; the populace; the vulgar; the common crowd; as, nobles and people.
(n.) One's ancestors or family; kindred; relations; as, my people were English.
(n.) One's subjects; fellow citizens; companions; followers.
(v. t.) To stock with people or inhabitants; to fill as with people; to populate.
n. . Tribe, nation, race, clan, family.. Population, folks, persons, the public, the community, the bulk of mankind.. Commonalty, populace, CANAILLE, rabble, mob, the vulgar, vulgar herd, lower classes, humbler classes, the multitude, the million, the peasantry, the masses.
v. a. Populate.
SYN:Nation, community, populace, mob, crowd, vulgar, herd, mass, persons,inhabitants, commonalty, fellow-creatures, tribe, race
ANT:Aristocracy, nobility, government, ruler, oligarchy
n. persons generally: the men women and children of a country or a nation: the mass of persons as distinguished from the rulers &c.: an indefinite number: inhabitants: the vulgar: the populace:—pl. Peoples (pē′plz) races tribes.—v.t. to stock with people or inhabitants.—People's palace an institution for the amusement recreation and association of the working-classes as that in the East End of London inaugurated in 1887.—Chosen people the Israelites; Good people or folk a popular euphemistic name for the fairies; Peculiar people (see Peculiar); The people the populace the mass.
- The tribe was a big family; the nation a group of tribal families; a household often contained hundreds of people. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- What a fine town but how the _buena gente_, the good people of that town, have suffered in this war. 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- People will pay as freely to gratify one passion as another, their resentment as their pride. 本杰明·富兰克林. 富兰克林自传.
- These good people were absolutely ignorant that their land contained that which was quite as valuable as a gold-mine. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- I can't allow people in my way. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- The reactions were all varied in various people, but they followed a few great laws, and intrinsically there was no difference. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- Or her taste for peculiar people, put in Mrs. Archer in a dry tone, while her eyes dwelt innocently on her son's. 伊迪丝·华顿. 纯真年代.
- Judaism is indeed the reconstructed political ideal of many shattered peoples--mainly Semitic. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- In spite of such support, and its strong appeal to national vanity, British imperialism never saturated the mass of the British peoples. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- For a time one of these peoples, the Khitan, prevailed. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Regardless of the foolish belief of the peoples of the outer world, or of Holy Thern, or ebon First Born, I am not dead. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星战神.
- But the Aryans, as we shall see later, were probably not the first peoples to take to the sea. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Luxembourg was included in the German Confederation, though its ruler was also King of the Netherlands, and though many of its peoples talked French. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- The moving spirit in this conspiracy of governments against peoples was the Austrian statesman, Metternich. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Prompted by curiosity, he broke open other shells and the peopling of Barsoom commenced. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星战神.
- In his imagination he saw his house peopled by the nobs. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- A second followed, then a third, a fourth, a fifth, and ultimately the whole barrow was peopled with burdened figures. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- Not every city is so well peopled as this, or has so ample an area within its walls. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- Tomorrow's sun will look down upon a dead world which through all eternity must go swinging through the heavens peopled not even by memories. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星公主.
- We talked of what might arise on this desert earth, if, two or three being saved, it were slowly re-peopled. 玛丽·雪莱. 最后一个人.
- Several times we passed the entrances to other chambers similarly peopled, and twice again we were compelled to cross directly through them. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星战神.
- If, therefore, I could seize him, and educate him as my companion and friend, I should not be so desolate in this peopled earth. 玛丽·雪莱. 弗兰肯斯坦.