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People Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
  • members of a family line; "his people have been farmers for generations"; "are your people still alive?"
  • the body of citizens of a state or country; "the Spanish people"
  • the common people generally; "separate the warriors from the mass"; "power to the people"
  • fill with people or supply with inhabitants; "people a room"; "The government wanted to populate the remote area of the country"
  • 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"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience" ,
  • the body of citizens of a state or country; "the Spanish people" ,
  • the common people generally; "separate the warriors from the mass"; "power to the people" ,
  • members of a family line; "his people have been farmers for generations"; "are your people still alive?"

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People Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A human is a member of the species Homo sapiens, which means 'wise man' in Latin.

Biologists, since Linnaeus, put humans in the mammalian order of primates. Apes are also primates, and are the nearest animal relations to humans. Humans, like other primates, are social animals. They usually live in groups, helping and protecting each other, and caring for their offspring (children). Humans are bipedal, which means they walk on two legs. Humans have a complex brain, which lets them use language, make ideas, and feel emotions. This brain, and the fact that arms are not needed for walking, lets humans use tools, which they do more than any other species.

There are humans living on every continent.



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'People' example sentence in quotations


* Do you want me to tell you something really subversive Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. . . . It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more. - Lee Iacocca

* A home is not a mere transient shelter its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it. - H.L. Mencken

* Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard. - H.L. Mencken


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People Sample Sentences in News


  • Isaac Asimov Asks, 'How Do People Get New Ideas?'
    Isaac Asimov Asks, “How Do People Get New Ideas?” In 1959, I worked as a scientist at Allied Research Associates in Boston. The company was an MIT spinoff that originally focused on the effects of nuclear weapons on aircraft structures. Read more on this news related to 'People'
  • Ice Age people in Peru's Andes lived at extreme highs
    Ice Age people were able to survive at high elevations in the Peruvian Andes 12,400 years ago, almost a millennium earlier than previously thought, researchers said Thursday. At an elevation of 4,500 meters (15,000 feet) above sea level, hunter-gatherers made their homes despite low oxygen, frigid weather and high solar radiation. Read more on this news related to 'People'
  • Wonkblog: Why do people put solar on their roofs? Because other people put solar on their roofs
    A new study finds that the chief reason people put solar on their roofs isn't politics or wealth: It's the influence of their neighbors. Read more on this news related to 'People'

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