Definitions — English
- Humans considered as a group or in indefinite numbers: People were dancing in the street. I met all sorts of 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).
- Persons subordinate to or loyal to a ruler, superior, or employer: The queen showed great compassion for her people.
- Informal Animals or other beings distinct from humans: Rabbits and squirrels are the furry little people of the woods.