|1.||[ noun ] (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively|
"old people" "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
|Related terms:||group nation populace population folk dead coevals community class enemy blind blood_group disabled living damned deaf doomed unconfessed clientele age_group homebound timid mentally_retarded uninitiate sick retreated baffled wounded defeated rank_and_file smart_money brave blood chosen_people business_people womankind network_army initiate homeless free pocket ancients migration peanut_gallery world person plural|
|2.||[ noun ] the body of citizens of a state or country|
"the Spanish people"
|Related terms:||group governed electorate citizen dwell|
|3.||[ noun ] the common people generally|
|Synonyms:||mass masses hoi_polloi multitude|
"separate the warriors from the mass" "power to the people"
|Related terms:||group audience laity following dwell|
|4.||[ noun ] members of a family line|
"his people have been farmers for generations" "are your people still alive?"
|5.||[ verb ] fill with people or supply with inhabitants|
"people a room" "The government wanted to populate the remote area of the country"
|Related terms:||fill population|
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 13191|
|7.||[ [Undefined_variable] ] pronoun, second or third person plural, impersonal|
|Synonyms:||they you we one|
|8.||[ verb ] (housing) make one's home or live in|
|Synonyms:||live reside populate dwell inhabit domicile domiciliate shack|
"There are only 250,000 people in Iceland" "I live in a 200-year old house" "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted" "The plains are sparsely populated"
|Related terms:||be occupy camp lodge board cohabit rusticate neighbor overpopulate live_in live_out dwelling population resident inhabitant hovel residency inhabitancy liver|