- People are those belonging to a place, religion, nation, race, language, class or culture.
- An example of people is those living on the east coast.
- An example of people is Christians.
- An example of people is Italians.
- An example of people is Caucasians.
- An example of people is Spanish-speaking.
- An example of people is wealthy.
- An example of people is vegetarian.
A group of people.
people definition by Webster's New World
- all the persons of a racial, national, religious, or linguistic group; nation, race, etc.: the peoples of the world
- a group of persons with common traditional, historical, or cultural ties, as distinct from racial or political unity: the Jewish people
- Archaic a group of creatures: the ant people
Origin: Middle English peple ; from Anglo-French poeple, people ; from Old French pople ; from Classical Latin populus, nation, crowd ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
- person (sense )
- the persons belonging to a certain place, community, or class: the people of Iowa, people of wealth
- the members of a group under the leadership, influence, or control of a particular person or body, as members of a group of servants, royal subjects, etc.
- the members of (someone's) class, occupation, set, race, tribe, etc.: the miner spoke for his people
- one's relatives or ancestors; family
- persons without wealth, influence, privilege, or distinction; members of the populace
- the citizens or electorate of a state
- persons considered indefinitely: people are funny
- human beings, as distinct from other animals
people definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. people
- Humans considered as a group or in indefinite numbers: People were dancing in the street. I met all sorts of people.
- A body of persons living in the same country under one national government; a nationality.
- pl. peo·ples A body of persons sharing a common religion, culture, language, or inherited condition of life.
- Persons with regard to their residence, class, profession, or group: city people.
- The mass of ordinary persons; the populace. Used with the: “those who fear and distrust the people, and wish to draw all powers from them into the hands of the higher classes” (Thomas Jefferson).
- The citizens of a political unit, such as a nation or state; the electorate. Used with the.
- Persons subordinate to or loyal to a ruler, superior, or employer: The queen showed great compassion for her people.
- Family, relatives, or ancestors.
- Informal Animals or other beings distinct from humans: Rabbits and squirrels are the furry little people of the woods.
Origin: Middle English peple, from Old French pueple, from Latin populus, of Etruscan origin.
- peoˈpler noun
people - Computer Definition
A group of persons with common historic, linguistic, national, racial, religious, or traditional ties. There are three basic types of people: those who can do math and those who can't.