['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'.

Inputed by Lewis--From WordNet


(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.

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Synonyms and Synonymous

n. [1]. Tribe, nation, race, clan, family.[2]. Population, folks, persons, the public, the community, the bulk of mankind.[3]. Commonalty, populace, CANAILLE, rabble, mob, the vulgar, vulgar herd, lower classes, humbler classes, the multitude, the million, the peasantry, the masses.

v. a. Populate.

Typist: Millie

Synonyms and Antonyms

SYN:Nation, community, populace, mob, crowd, vulgar, herd, mass, persons,inhabitants, commonalty, fellow-creatures, tribe, race

ANT:Aristocracy, nobility, government, ruler, oligarchy

Checker: Louie


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.

Edited by Hamilton

Unserious Contents or Definition

See Crowd.

Typed by Abe


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