What is the meaning of people?


  • Plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively. (
    • usage: "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
  • The body of citizens of a state or country.
    • usage: "the Spanish people"
  • Members of a family line.
    • usage: "his people have been farmers for generations"; "are your people still alive"
  • The common people generally.
    • usage: "separate the warriors from the mass"; "power to the people"


  • Fill with people.
    • usage: "Stalin wanted to people the empty steppes"
  • Furnish with people.
    • usage: "The plains are sparsely populated"
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APAWordNet. (2010). people. Retrieved March 30, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/people/definitions/1324051
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "people" http://smartdefine.org/people/definitions/1324051 (accessed March 30, 2017).
HarvardWordNet 2010, people, Smart Define, viewed 30 March, 2017, <http://smartdefine.org/people/definitions/1324051>.
MLAWordNet. "people" 23 October 2010. Web. 30 March 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/people/definitions/1324051>
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