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people

noun plural

Synonyms and Antonyms of people

  1. 1 human beings in general <despite the horrors she witnessed, Anne Frank never lost her faith in people> Synonyms folks, humanity, humankind, public, species, world Related Words community, society; crowd, masses, mob, populace, proletariat, rabble, rabblement, riffraff

  2. 2 the body of the community as contrasted with the elite <tensions mounted until the people rose up in rebellion> Synonyms commoners, commons, crowd, herd, hoi polloi, millions, mob, multitude, mass, plebeians, plebs, populace, public, rank and fileRelated Words cattle, proletariat, rabble, rabblement, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff, rout, scum, tag, rag, and bobtail (or tagrag and bobtail), trash, unwashed; bourgeoisie, middle classNear Antonyms gentility, gentlefolk (also gentlefolks), gentry, haute monde, nobility, patriciate, peerage, quality, royalty, societyAntonyms A-list, aristocracy, best, choice, corps d'elite, cream, elect, elite, fat, flower, pick, pink, pride, upper crust

  3. 3 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor <introduced my new boyfriend to my people> Synonyms blood, clan, folks, house, kin, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, line, lineage, family, race, stock, tribeRelated Words blended family, nuclear family; extended family, household, kith; brood; descendant (also descendent), issue, offspring, progeny, scion, seed; clansman, kinsman, kinswoman, relative; dynastyNear Antonyms ancestry, birth, descent, extraction, origin, pedigree




people

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of people

  1. to supply with inhabitants <a science-fiction novel about a mission to people Mars> Synonyms colonize, settle, populateRelated Words inhabit; move (to), relocate (to)Antonyms depopulate, unpeople





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