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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a brief usually trivial fact

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