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Synonyms and Antonyms of gang

  1. 1 a group of people working together on a task <a gang of neighborhood residents spent the weekend cleaning up the park> Synonyms army, band, brigade, company, crew, outfit, party, platoon, squad, team Related Words battalion, corps, troop; force, host, posse, stable, troupe; administration, department, help, personnel, staff

  2. 2 a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially <the whole gang went out for pizza> <the school's computer hackers had their own little gang> Synonyms body, bunch, circle, clan, clique, community, coterie, coven, crowd, fold, galère, klatch (also klatsch), lot, network, pack, ring, set Related Words charmed circle, elite, in-group; closed shop; club, college, fellowship, guild (also gild), league, organization, society; camp, faction, sect, side, tribe; mess, squad; brotherhood, fraternity, order, sisterhood, sodality, sorority; commune; alliance, bloc, coalition, confederation, congress, council, federation, union Near Antonyms loner; individualist

  3. 3 a group involved in secret or criminal activities <politicians promising to stop the growth of inner-city gangs> Synonyms cabal, conspiracy, crew, {h,1}ring, Mafia, mob, syndicateRelated Words bunch, circle, clan, clique, coterie, coven, crowd, galère, lot, network, pack, set; junta, oligarchy

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to permeate or influence as if by dyeing

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