Synonyms for people

Synonyms for (noun) people

Synonyms: people

Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience

Similar words: group, grouping

Definition: any number of entities (members) considered as a unit


Synonyms: people

Definition: members of a family line

Usage: his people have been farmers for generations; are your people still alive?

Similar words: family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, sept

Definition: people descended from a common ancestor

Usage: his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower


Synonyms: people, citizenry

Definition: the body of citizens of a state or country

Usage: the Spanish people

Similar words: group, grouping

Definition: any number of entities (members) considered as a unit


Synonyms: hoi polloi, the great unwashed, mass, masses, multitude, people

Definition: the common people generally

Usage: separate the warriors from the mass; power to the people

Similar words: group, grouping

Definition: any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

Synonyms for (verb) people

Synonyms: people

Definition: fill with people

Usage: Stalin wanted to people the empty steppes

Similar words: populate

Definition: fill with inhabitants

Usage: populate the forest with deer and wild boar for hunting


Synonyms: people

Definition: furnish with people

Usage: The plains are sparsely populated

Similar words: dwell, live, inhabit, populate

Definition: inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of

Usage: 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