Definitions of people

  1. the body of citizens of a state or country; " the Spanish people"
  2. make one's home or live in; " 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"
  3. the common people generally; " separate the warriors from the mass"; " power to the people"
  4. ( plural) any group of human beings ( men or women or children) collectively; " old people"; " there were at least 200 people in the audience"
  5. members of a family line; " his people have been farmers for generations"; " are your people still alive?"
  6. fill with people or supply with inhabitants; " people a room"; " The government wanted to populate the remote area of the country"
  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"
  8. The body of persons who compose a community, tribe, nation, or race; an aggregate of individuals forming a whole; a community; a nation.
  9. The mass of comunity as distinguished from a special class; the commonalty; the populace; the vulgar; the common crowd; as, nobles and people.
  10. One's ancestors or family; kindred; relations; as, my people were English.
  11. One's subjects; fellow citizens; companions; followers.
  12. To stock with people or inhabitants; to fill as with people; to populate.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. To fill with inhabitants; as, to people a country.
  16. Persons generally: an indefinite number: inhabitants: a nation: the populace:- pl. PEOPLES, races, tribes.
  17. To stock with people or inhabitants.
  18. Persons; inhabitants; a nation.
  19. To stock with inhabitants.
  20. To stock with inhabitants; populate.
  21. The persons, collectively, inhabiting one locality, speaking one language, or living under one government.
  22. Persons collectively.
  23. The populace.
  24. Kinsfolk; attendants, etc.
  25. The body of persons who compose a community; the commonalty; the vulgar; persons of a class; persons generally; kindred; attendants.
  26. The body of persons who compose the community; the multitude; the commonalty; persons in general; inhabitants.
  27. To settle with inhabitants.

Quotes of people

  1. As Governor, I could think of only one way to unify our State that was made up of so many different climates, political beliefs and people and that was our music. – Lamar Alexander
  2. I used to go down every year for the remembrance of Elvis' birthday. Memphis State College invited me to sit in the auditorium and speak to the people for one of those Elvis days. – Otis Blackwell
  3. Traditional marriage between a man and a woman has been a cornerstone of our society for generations. If we are going to change that, it ought to be done by the will of the people – Steve Chabot
  4. People who are incapable of having any kind of intimate relationship have to turn to feeling this incredible hunger and void, have to turn to some quantifiable external product to make them feel whole. – Jennifer Connelly
  5. I get a lot of independent films from people who are starting out. – Loretta Devine
  6. Currently, more than 4. 7 million African Americans receive Social Security benefits, and nearly 8 million people with disabilities depend on Social Security for their daily sustenance. – Chaka Fattah
  7. At one point in college I was so shy that I'd drop out of a class if asked to speak in front of other people – Joe Flanigan
  8. Usually when you're working is when people want you to work. They don't want you as much when you're not working. That's the frustrating nature of our business. – Faith Ford
  9. I gave my parole once, and it has been shamefully violated by the British Government; I shall not give another to people on whom no faith can be reposed. – Christopher Gadsden
  10. There are a lot of people who know me who can't understand for the life of them why I would got to work on something as unserious as baseball. If they only knew. – A. Bartlett Giamatti
  11. Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don't believe is right. – Jane Goodall
  12. People say New Yorkers can't get along. Not true. I saw two New Yorkers, complete strangers, sharing a cab. One guy took the tires and the radio; the other guy took the engine. – David Letterman
  13. Above all, I am an opera singer. This is how people will remember me. – Luciano Pavarotti
  14. I want to avoid locking people into solutions that work only with Postfix. People should have a choice in what software they want to use with Postfix, be it anti -virus or otherwise. – Wietse Venema
  15. If you have the opportunity to play this game of life you need to appreciate every moment. a lot of people don't appreciate the moment until it's passed. – Kanye West

Usage examples for people

  1. They are not a people – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  2. Children are cleverer than people think." – The Pond by Carl Ewald
  3. How came you and your people here? – Benita, An African Romance by H. Rider Haggard
  4. They was the uneasiest people you ever see. – Old Caravan Days by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  5. No, no; the people would be free, and they shall be so. – Essays on Political Economy by Frederic Bastiat
  6. She doesn't care to- to see people perhaps. – The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter
  7. And the people were very glad. – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  8. I won't let people see me and talk me over." – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  9. What were people for? – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  10. All the people were gone. – Deadly City by Paul W. Fairman
  11. No wonder people don't like you! – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  12. What strange people they were over there! – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  13. Some call this people Veientani. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  14. " No, no, for people might think.... – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. I'll try- I really will try- to think more of other people – The Daughters of a Genius by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  16. You dear good people – Rosmerholm by Henrik Ibsen
  17. The only reason why people should care for money is that money's wanted for one to live. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  18. I want people to think I don't care- that it is all nothing to me. – Our Bessie by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  19. The other people you do not know. – The Letter-Bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope v. I. by A. M. W. Stirling (compiler)
  20. And with these Claversham people – The New Rector by Stanley J. Weyman

Rhymes for people