Origin of people
synonym study for people
usage note for people
At one time, some usage guides maintained that people could not be preceded by a number, as in Fewer than 30 people showed up. This use is now unquestionably standard in all contexts.
grammar notes for people
OTHER WORDS FROM people
How to use people in a sentence
He said he hoped their “shed blood [would] act as a seed of hope in order to build authentic brotherhood among peoples.”Catholic Nuns Aiding Africa's Battered Wives Are Raped and Murdered|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the Roman orator Cicero felt that Calgacus and the peoples vanquished by Rome were missing a broader point.
In 1905, a group of Indians from a variety of native peoples united to entrench “tribal sovereignty” against federal power.
And white supremacists continue to advocate for a homeland in the Pacific Northwest for “the Aryan peoples of the earth.”
Maps have long served to formalize authority over peoples and their lands and resources.
An inconceivable revolution in the thought of the English speaking peoples has taken place in respect to it.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Outside Rome, showing the same ideas at work among neighbouring peoples, was the 'golden bough' in the grove of Diana at Aricia.The Religion of Ancient Rome|Cyril Bailey
The rustlers have been stealing your cattle and a lot of other peoples for a long time, havent they?The Adventure Girls at K Bar O|Clair Blank
This art is not practised by the surrounding peoples, and is the strongest evidence of a community of origin.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
All the ancient civilized peoples used ropes and cordage, made from such flexible materials as their countries afforded.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
British Dictionary definitions for people
- the mass of persons without special distinction, privileges, etc
- the body of persons in a country, esp those entitled to vote
Word Origin for people
Other Idioms and Phrases with people
In addition to the idiom beginning with people
- people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones
- tell (people) apart