people
[ˈpiːp(ə)l]
NOUN
  1. human beings in general or considered collectively.
    "the earthquake killed 30,000 people" ·
    "people think I'm mad"
    synonyms:
    human beings · persons · individuals · humans · mankind · humankind ·
    the human race · Homo sapiens · humanity · the human species · mortals · (living) souls · personages · men, women, and children · folk · peeps
  2. the members of a particular nation, community, or ethnic group.
    "the native peoples of Canada"
    synonyms:
    race · tribe · clan · ethnic group · strain · stock · caste · nation ·
  3. (one's people)
    the supporters or employees of a person in a position of power or authority.
    "I've had my people watching the house for some time now"
VERB
peoples (third person present) · peopled (past tense) · peopled (past participle) · peopling (present participle)
  1. (of a group of people) inhabit (a place).
    "an arid mountain region peopled by warring clans"
    synonyms:
    populate · settle (in) · colonize · establish oneself in · inhabit · live in ·
    occupy · be · reside in · domiciled in · dwell in
    • fill or be present in (a place or domain).
      "in her imagination the flat was suddenly peopled with ghosts"
    • fill (a place) with inhabitants.
      "it was his intention to people the town with English colonists"
ORIGIN
Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French poeple, from Latin populus ‘populace’.
person
[ˈpəːs(ə)n]
NOUN
people (plural noun) · persons (plural noun)
  1. a human being regarded as an individual.
    "the porter was the last person to see her prior to her disappearance" ·
    "she is a person of astonishing energy"
    synonyms:
    human being · individual · man/woman · human · being · living soul ·
    soul · mortal · creature · fellow · figure · personage · character · type · sort · beggar · cookie · customer · critter · bunny · fella · bloke · chap · bod · geezer · gent · guy · gal · dame · dude · hombre · bastard · body · dog · cove · wight
  2. grammar
    a category used in the classification of pronouns, possessive determiners, and verb forms, according to whether they indicate the speaker (first person), the addressee (second person), or a third party (third person).
  3. christian theology
    each of the three modes of being of God, namely the Father, the Son, or the Holy Ghost, who together constitute the Trinity.
ORIGIN
Middle English: from Old French persone, from Latin persona ‘actor's mask, character in a play’, later ‘human being’.
-person
[pəːs(ə)n]
COMBININGFORM
  1. used as a neutral alternative to -man in nouns denoting professional status, a position of authority, etc..
    "chairperson" ·
    "salesperson" · "sportsperson"
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I think it is often easier to make progress on mega-ambitious dreams. Since no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition. In fact, there are so few people this crazy that I feel like I know them all by first name.

Larry Page

I think it is often easier to make progress on mega-ambitious dreams. Since no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition. In fact, there are so few people this crazy that I feel like I know them all by first name.

Larry Page

I always advice people - Don't wait ! Do something when you are young, when you have no responsibilities. Invest time in yourself to have great Experiences that are going to enrich you, then you can't possibly lose.

Steve Jobs

I always advice people - Don't wait ! Do something when you are young, when you have no responsibilities. Invest time in yourself to have great Experiences that are going to enrich you, then you can't possibly lose.

Steve Jobs
nightclubs have traditionally been a space where queer people, trans women in particular, can explore gender with relative safety.
when you encounter people who parrot the population-control agenda, they often fail to realize that they have been propagandized.
people not only want to connect when using a network but they also enjoy getting credit for sharing or curating information.
people who cross-train will not only appreciate the work done by others, but will learn how to better support each other.
in the hedonistic life, people lose some moral purpose, a telos which provides the moral justification for the society.
the guests included former shareholders, local dignitaries, and many of the people directly involved with the project.
though many of these places see few visitors, they are all attentively staffed by local people who are eager to help.
people thought it unfeminine for women not to look forward to marriage as the sole hope and purpose of their lives.
I do wish people would spend time planning their marriage rather than spending silly money on their wedding day.
I wish people would upvote comments they agree with instead of typing the exact same thing a hundred more times.
much of the short selling was being done by people who were arbitraging between the bond and the equity market.
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Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)mense, persone
Arabic (NOUN)الناس, الشعب, أشخاص, الأشخاص, شعب, أناس, شخص, شخصا, الشعوب, السكان, البشر
Bangla মানুষ
Bosnian (Latin) ljudi
Bulgarian (NOUN)хора, хората, души, народ, човека
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (NOUN)persones, gent, poble, habitants
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (NOUN)ljudi, narod, osobe, osoba, korisnici
Czech (NOUN)lidé, osob, osoby, uživatelé, osobám
Danish (NOUN)mennesker, folk, personer, befolkningen, borgerne
Dutch (NOUN)mensen, volk, personen, reizigers, bevolking, burgers
Estonian (NOUN)inimesed, rahva
Fijian ira na tamata
Filipino mga tao
Finnish (NOUN)ihmiset, henkilöä, kansan, hengelle, ystävien, henkeä
French (NOUN)gens, personnes, peuple, population, ceux, habitants, citoyens, hommes
German (NOUN)Menschen, Leute, Personen, Volk, Bevölkerung, Mitarbeiter
Greek (NOUN)άνθρωποι, τους ανθρώπους, άτομα, λαό, λαού, ατόμων, λαός, κόσμος, πολίτες, πρόσωπα
Haitian Creole moun
Hebrew (NOUN)אנשים, האנשים, לאנשים, שאנשים, באנשים, העם, מהאנשים, מאנשים, אנשי, בני אדם, איש
Hindi (NOUN)लोगों
Hmong Daw neeg
Hungarian (NOUN)emberek, nép, személyek, fő, akik
Icelandic (NOUN)fólk, manns, manna, menn, einstaklinga
Indonesian (NOUN)orang, rakyat, umat, masyarakat, manusia
Italian (NOUN)persone, gente, popolo
Japanese (NOUN)人々, 人, 国民, ユーザー
Kiswahili (NOUN)watu
Klingon nuvpu'
Korean (NOUN)사람들, 명, 명이, 국민, 사용자
Latvian (NOUN)cilvēki, personām, ļaudis, lietotājiem, iedzīvotāju
Lithuanian (NOUN)žmonės, žmonių, ώmoniψ, ˛monių, tauta, tautos, asmenų
Malagasy olona
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)orang, rakyat, penduduk, manusia
Maltese (NOUN)nies, persuni
Norwegian Bokmål folk
Persian (NOUN)مردم, افراد, نفر, اشخاص
Polish (NOUN)ludzi, osób, osoby, społeczeństwo, osobami, osobom
Portuguese (NOUN)pessoas, povo, povos, gente
Querétaro Otomi ya jä'i
Romanian (NOUN)oameni, persoane, poporul
Russian (NOUN)людей, народа, человек, населения, лиц
Samoan tagata
Serbian (Cyrillic) људи
Serbian (Latin) ljudi
Slovak (NOUN)ľudí, ľuďom, ľuďmi, osôb, ľud, ľudu, osoby, používatelia
Slovenian (NOUN)ljudi, narod, oseb, osebam, osebi, prebivalcev, osebe
Spanish (NOUN)gente, personas, pueblo, población
Swedish (NOUN)människor, folk, personer, befolkningen
Tahitian taata
Tamil (NOUN)மக்கள், நபர்கள், பேர், மக்களுக்கு, மக்களைத்
Telugu మంది
Thai (NOUN)คน, บุคลากร, ชาว, บุคคล, ประชาชน, ท่าน, ผู้
Tongan kakai
Turkish (NOUN)insanlar, kişi, halk, millet, adamları
Ukrainian (NOUN)людей, люди, народу, людям, людьми, чоловік, осіб, користувачів, людина
Urdu (NOUN)لوگوں, لوگ, افراد, عوام, قوم, باشندے
Vietnamese (NOUN)người, mọi người, dân
Welsh (NOUN)pobl, bobl, phobl
Yucatec Maya máako'ob
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