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Definition of People


  1. The body of persons who compose a community, tribe, nation, or race; an aggregate of individuals forming a whole; a community; a nation.
  2. 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.
  3. The mass of comunity as distinguished from a special class; the commonalty; the populace; the vulgar; the common crowd; as, nobles and people.
  4. One's ancestors or family; kindred; relations; as, my people were English.
  5. One's subjects; fellow citizens; companions; followers.
  6. To stock with people or inhabitants; to fill as with people; to populate.
More "People" Quotations

People Translations

people in Danish is folk
people in Dutch is lieden, volk, lui, mensen
people in Finnish is kansa
people in French is peuple, gens
people in German is Volk, leute, Menschen
people in Italian is volgo, persone, gente
people in Latin is populus, natio, natio nationis, gens
people in Norwegian is folk
people in Portuguese is povo, povos
people in Spanish is gente, pueblo
people in Swedish is folk, man