gang meaning

[ gæŋ ] Pronunciation:   "gang" in a sentence
Noun: gang  gang
  1. An association of criminals
    "police tried to break up the gang"
    - pack, ring, mob 
  2. An informal body of friends
    - crowd, crew, bunch 
  3. An organized group of workmen
    - crew, work party 
  4. Tool consisting of a combination of implements arranged to work together
Verb: gang  gang
  1. Act as an organized group
    - gang up

Derived forms: ganged, gangs

See also: gangdom, gangster

Type of: aggroup, assemblage, association, gathering, group, social unit, tool, unit

Part of: gangdom, gangland, hands, manpower, men, organised crime [Brit], organized crime, work force, workforce

Encyclopedia: Gang Gang, Prince Euihwa Gang, Prince of Korea

To mechanically couple components (pots,
switches, etc.) for operation by a single knob.


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  1. those guys won't gang up on you again.
  2. he was badly beaten up by a gang of thugs.
  3. local gangs terrorized the neighborhood.
  4. the police are on the track of the gang.
  5. the police had planted a spy in the gang.

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