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Definitions of people

  1. To stock with people or inhabitants; to fill as with people; to populate. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To fill with inhabitants; as, to people a country. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To stock with people or inhabitants. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To stock with inhabitants. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. fill with people or supply with inhabitants; "people a room"; "The government wanted to populate the remote area of the country" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. To settle with inhabitants. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. make one's home or live in; "She resides officially 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. members of a family line; "his people have been farmers for generations"; "are your people still alive?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. The body of persons who compose a community, tribe, nation, or race; an aggregate of individuals forming a whole; a community; a nation. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The mass of comunity as distinguished from a special class; the commonalty; the populace; the vulgar; the common crowd; as, nobles and people. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. One's subjects; fellow citizens; companions; followers. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Persons, generally; an indefinite number of men and women; folks; population, or part of population; as, country people; - sometimes used as an indefinite subject or verb, like on in French, and man in German; as, people in adversity. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Persons generally: members of a community; inhabitants; race; as, the different peoples of the world; kindred or family; the public as a whole; commoners as distinct from nobles; as, Lloyd George was a man of the people. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. Persons generally: an indefinite number: inhabitants: a nation: the populace:-pl. PEOPLES, races, tribes. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Persons; inhabitants; a nation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. The persons, collectively, inhabiting one locality, speaking one language, or living under one government. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. Persons collectively. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. The populace. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. Kinsfolk; attendants, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. The body of persons who compose a community; the commonalty; the vulgar; persons of a class; persons generally; kindred; attendants. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. The body of persons who compose the community; the multitude; the commonalty; persons in general; inhabitants. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for people

  1. Children are cleverer than people think." – The Pond by Carl Ewald
  2. All the people were gone. – Deadly City by Paul W. Fairman
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