Synonyms for tribe

Synonyms for (noun) tribe

Synonyms: kin, kin group, kindred, kinship group, clan, tribe

Definition: group of people related by blood or marriage

Similar words: social group

Definition: people sharing some social relation


Synonyms: tribe

Definition: (biology) a taxonomic category between a genus and a subfamily

Similar words: taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group

Definition: animal or plant group having natural relations


Synonyms: federation of tribes, tribe

Definition: a federation (as of American Indians)

Similar words: nation

Definition: a federation of tribes (especially Native American tribes)

Usage: the Shawnee nation


Synonyms: tribe, folk

Definition: a social division of (usually preliterate) people

Similar words: social group

Definition: people sharing some social relation