Synonyms of people in English:

people


See definition of people

plural noun

1‘crowds of people’

SYNONYMS
human beings, persons, individuals, humans, mankind, humankind, the human race, Homo sapiens, humanity, the human species, mortals, souls, living souls, personages, men, women, and children
informal folk, peeps

2‘the British people have not been told the truth’

SYNONYMS
citizens, subjects, electors, voters, taxpayers, residents, inhabitants, public, general public, citizenry, nation, population, populace, community, society

3‘a man of the people’

SYNONYMS
the proletariat, the common people, the masses, the populace, the multitude, the rank and file, the commonality, the commonalty, the third estate, the plebeians, the crowd
derogatory the hoi polloi, the common herd, the rabble, the mob, the riff-raff, the canaille, the great unwashed, the ragtag, the ragtag and bobtail, the proles, the plebs

4‘her people don't live far away’

SYNONYMS
family, parents, relatives, relations, folk, kinsmen, kin, kith and kin, next of kin, one's flesh and blood, one's own flesh and blood, blood relations, blood relatives, nearest and dearest
informal folks, rents
formal kinsfolk, kinfolk

5‘the peoples of Africa’

SYNONYMS
race, tribe, clan, ethnic group, strain, stock, caste, nation, country, population, populace
archaic breed, folk, seed

verb

1‘the Indians who once peopled Newfoundland’

SYNONYMS
populate, settle, settle in, colonize, establish oneself in, inhabit, live in, occupy
formal be, reside in, domiciled in, dwell in