people meaning

[ 'pi:pl ] Pronunciation:   "people" in a sentence
Noun: people  peepul
  1. (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience" 
  2. The body of citizens of a state or country
    "the Spanish people"
    - citizenry 
  3. Members of a family line
    "his people have been farmers for generations"; "are your people still alive?" 
  4. The common people generally
    "power to the people"
    - multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, the great unwashed
Verb: people  peepul
  1. Fill with people
    "Stalin wanted to people the empty steppes" 
  2. Furnish with people
Noun: person (people,persons)  pursun
  1. A human being
    "there was too much for one person to do"
    - individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul 
  2. A human body (usually including the clothing)
    "a weapon was hidden on his person" 
  3. A grammatical category used in the classification of pronouns, possessive determiners, and verb forms according to whether they indicate the speaker, the addressee, or a third party
    "stop talking about yourself in the third person"

Derived forms: peopling, peoples, peopled

See also: personal, personhood, personify

Type of: anatomy, being, bod, build, causal agency, causal agent, cause, chassis, dwell, family, family line, figure, flesh, folk, form, frame, grammatical category, group, grouping, human body, inhabit, kinfolk, kinsfolk, live, material body, organism, phratry, physical body, physique, populate, sept, shape, soma, syntactic category

Part of: human beings, human race, humanity, humankind, humans, man, mankind, world

Encyclopedia: People People, Places and Things People, Planet, Profit People, Places, and Plants People, People People, Places, and Flings

Person Person, Seymour Howe


[Business]
noun [pl.]

the men and women who work for a particular person or organization:

Our people are all highly trained.

Examples

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  1. hurricanes never find people prepared.
  2. i know the kind of people he admires most.
  3. he scares people away by being so brash.
  4. vaccination immunizes people against smallpox.
  5. many people seemed disturbed recently.

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