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Part of speech: Noun

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.

Part of speech: Verb

To fill with inhabitants; as, to people a country.

Usage examples "people":
  • It is as much as people give. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  • People must have seen me before. - "The Law-Breakers", Ridgwell Cullum.
  • Oh, how good people are! - "Those Dale Girls", Frank Weston Carruth.