people

1. noun /ˈpiːpəl,ˈpipəl,ˈpipl̩/
a) ; a body of human beings considered generally or collectively; a group of two or more persons.

And David reigned over all Israel; and David executed judgment and justice unto all his people.[

b) (plural peoples) Persons forming or belonging to a particular group, such as a nation, class, ethnic group, country, family, etc; folk; community.

The ox knows its owner, and the ass its masters crib; but Israel does not know, my people does not understand.

Syn: lede, leod, collective, community, congregation, folk, nation, clan, tribe, race, class, caste, club, fans, groupies, supporters, kin, kith, folks, populace, commoners, citizenry
2. verb /ˈpiːpəl,ˈpipəl,ˈpipl̩/
a) To stock with people or inhabitants; to fill as with people; to populate.

He would not be alone, who all things can; / But peopled Heavn with Angels, Earth with Man.

b) To become populous or populated.

/ As thick and numberless / As the gay motes that people the Sun Beams, /


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