Definitions English

  • A body of persons sharing a common religion, culture, language, or inherited condition of life.
  • Persons with regard to their residence, class, profession, or group: city people.
  • The mass of ordinary persons; the populace. Used with the: "those who fear and distrust the people, and wish to draw all powers from them into the hands of the higher classes” ( Thomas Jefferson).
  • The citizens of a political unit, such as a nation or state; the electorate. Used with the.
  • Persons subordinate to or loyal to a ruler, superior, or employer: The queen showed great compassion for her people.
  • Family, relatives, or ancestors.
  • Informal Animals or other beings distinct from humans: Rabbits and squirrels are the furry little people of the woods.
  • To furnish with or as if with people; populate.