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  Definition of people
  1. (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
  2. members of a family line; "his people have been farmers for generations"; "are your people still alive?"
  3. the body of citizens of a state or country; "the Spanish people"
  4. the common people generally; "separate the warriors from the mass"; "power to the people"
  5. fill with people or supply with inhabitants; "people a room"; "The government wanted to populate the remote area of the country"
  6. make one''s home or live in; "She resides officially in Iceland"; "I live in a 200-year old house"; "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"; "The plains are sparsely populated"
Similar Words: citizenry, multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, populate, dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, domicile, domiciliate

 

See Also: live in, sleep in, live out, sleep out

 

Hyponyms: age group, age bracket, cohort, ancients, baffled, blind, blood, brave, timid, cautious, business people, businesspeople, damned, dead, living, deaf, defeated, discomfited, disabled, doomed, lost, enemy, folk, common people, free, free people, homebound, homeless, initiate, enlightened, uninitiate, mentally retarded, network army, peanut gallery, pocket, retreated, sick, wounded, maimed, migration, class, social class, socio-economic class, blood group, blood type, nation, land, country, a people, populace, public, world, population, community, coevals, contemporaries, generation, clientele, patronage, business, rank and file, smart money, unconfessed, womankind, chosen people, electorate, governed, laity, temporalty, audience, following, followers, neighbor, neighbour, rusticate, occupy, reside, lodge in, overpopulate, cohabit, shack up, lodge, camp, encamp, camp out, bivouac, tent, board, room

 

Member Meronyms: world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankind, man

 

Derivational Morphology: dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, populate, domicile, domiciliate, population, multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, citizenry, inhabitancy, inhabitation, habitation, inhabitant, dweller, denizen, indweller, liver, resident, occupant, occupier, residency, residence, abidance, hovel, hut, hutch, shanty, dwelling, home, abode, dwelling house

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: mense and volk   Bosnian: ljudi and narod  
Breton: tud   Catalan: gent  
Chinese: 人們   Croatian: ljudi and narod  
Dutch: familie and mensen and volk   Esperanto: gento and homoj and popolo  
Estonian: inimesed   Finnish: kansa and suku and väki  
French: gens and peuple   German: Familie and Leute and Volk  
Greek: σόι and κόσμος and λαός and μάζες   Hebrew: אנשים and עם  
Hindi: लोग   Hungarian: emberek and nép  
Interlingua: personas   Italian: famiglia and gente and popolo  
Japanese: 国民 and 家族 and 一般人 and 人々   Korean: 사람들  
Latin: gens and populus   Lithuanian: giminė and tauta and žmonės  
Polish: ludzie and naród and ogół   Portuguese: pessoas and povo  
Romanian: oameni   Russian: люди and народ and родня  
Slovak: ľudia   Slovene: družina and ljudje and narod  
Spanish: familia and gente and pueblo   Swedish: folk and släkt  
Telugu: ప్రజలు   Turkish: halk  
Vietnamese: nhân dân   Welsh: pobl  
Yiddish: פֿאָלק  
 
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