Synonyms for people
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Wiktionary4.0 / 1 vote
A group of persons regarded as being employees, followers, companions or subjects of a ruler.
The mass of a community as distinguished from a special class (elite); the commonalty; the populace; the vulgar; the common crowd; the citizens.
English Synonyms and Antonyms3.7 / 3 votes
A community is in general terms the aggregate of persons inhabiting any territory in common and viewed as having common interests; a commonwealth is such a body of persons having a common government, especially a republican government; as, the commonwealth of Massachusetts. A community may be very small; a commonwealth is ordinarily of considerable extent. A people is the aggregate of any public community, either in distinction from their rulers or as including them; a race is a division of mankind in the line of origin and ancestry; the people of the United States includes members of almost every race. The use of people as signifying persons collectively, as in the statement "The hall was full of people," has been severely criticized, but is old and accepted English, and may fitly be classed as idiomatic, and often better than persons, by reason of its collectivism. As Dean Alford suggests, it would make a strange transformation of the old hymn "All people that on earth do dwell" to sing "All persons that on earth do dwell." A state is an organized political community considered in its corporate capacity as "a body politic and corporate;" as, a legislative act is the act of the state; every citizen is entitled to the protection of the state. A nation is an organized political community considered with reference to the persons composing it as having certain definite boundaries, a definite number of citizens, etc. The members of a people are referred to as persons or individuals; the individual members of a state or nation are called citizens or subjects. The population of a country is simply the aggregate of persons residing within its borders, without reference to race, organization, or allegiance; unnaturalized residents form part of the population, but not of the nation, possessing none of the rights and being subject to none of the duties of citizens. In American usage State signifies one commonwealth of the federal union known as the United States. Tribe is now almost wholly applied to rude peoples with very imperfect political organization; as, the Indian tribes; nomadic tribes. Compare MOB.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 2 votes
Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes
(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
"old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
the body of citizens of a state or country
"the Spanish people"
members of a family line
"his people have been farmers for generations"; "are your people still alive?"
multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, people, the great unwashedverb
the common people generally
"separate the warriors from the mass"; "power to the people"
tidy sum, plurality, wad, peck, mint, plenty, lot, pack, hoi polloi, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, pile, muckle, volume, mass, good deal, stack, mountain, multitude, deal, battalion, throng, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, citizenry, heap, mess, sight, large number, concourse, spate, the great unwashed, bulk, great deal, masses, pot
fill with people
"Stalin wanted to people the empty steppes"
furnish with people
"The plains are sparsely populated"
Dictionary of English Synonymes4.5 / 2 votes
pepper-wort (lepidium sativum)
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes
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One of the many major problems with governing people is that of whom you get to do it; or rather of who manages to get people to let them do it to them: It is a well known fact, that those people who most want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it. Anyone who is capable of getting themselves into a position of power should on no account be allowed to do the job. Another problem with governing people is people.
The people people have for friends You common sense appall But the people people marry Are the queerest folk of all.
The Russian people dying here, nobody is counting them, people dying in this war. Do you know The Russian people have brought a cremation chamber with The Russian people ? The Russian people're not going to show the bodies to The Russian people families. The Russian people're not going to tell the mothers that their children died here.
Crazy people who are productive are geniuses. Crazy people who are rich are eccentric. Crazy people who are neither productive nor rich are just plain crazy. Geniuses and crazy people are both out in the middle of a deep ocean geniuses swim, crazy people drown. Most of us are sitting safely on the shore. Take a chance and get your feet wet.
The draft is white people sending black people to fight yellow people to protect the country they stole from the red people.
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