Utilizziamo i "cookie" per facilitare la navigazione. È possibile approfondire come usiamo i Cookie sulla nostra pagina dedicata. Continuando a navigare su questo sito web si accetta la nostra Policy sui cookie.


Supportaci Supportaci  chi siamo Chi siamo  Cookies Cookies


Dizionario di inglese del sito grammatica inglese: definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale
Vai alla Homepage Home page

Definizione monolingua e traduzione people

Inglese grammatica



people (third-person singular simple present peoples, present participle peopling, simple past and past participle peopled)

  1. (transitive) To stock with people or inhabitants; to fill as with people; to populate.
    • 1674, John Dryden, The State of Innocence and the Fall of Man, Act II, Scene I:
      He would not be alone, who all things can; / But peopled Heavn with Angels, Earth with Man.
  2. (intransitive) To become populous or populated.
  3. (transitive) To inhabit; to occupy; to populate.
    • a. 1645, John Milton, Il Penseroso, lines 7–8:
      […] / As thick and numberless / As the gay motes that people the Sun Beams, / […]

people (plural common noun and collective noun (plural peoples))

  1. used as plural of person; a body of human beings considered generally or collectively; a group of two or more persons.
    • 1813, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice:
      ""What a charming amusement for young people this is, Mr. Darcy! There is nothing like dancing after all. I consider it as one of the first refinements of polished society.""
  2. (plural peoples) Persons forming or belonging to a particular group, such as a nation, class, ethnic group, country, family, etc; folk; community.
  3. A group of persons regarded as being employees, followers, companions or subjects of a ruler.
    • 1611, Old Testament, King James Version, 2 Samuel 8:15,
      And David reigned over all Israel; and David executed judgment and justice unto all his people.[1]
    • 1952, Old Testament, Revised Standard Version, Thomas Nelson & Sons, Isaiah 1:3,
      The ox knows its owner, and the ass its masters crib; but Israel does not know, my people does not understand.
  4. Ones colleagues or employees.
    • 2001, Vince Flynn, Transfer of Power, p. 250:
      Kennedy looked down at Floods desk and thought about the possibilities. ""Can you locate him?"" ""I already have my people checking on all [it].""
    • 2008, Fern Michaels, Hokus Pokus‎, p. 184:
      Can I have one of my people get back to your people, Mr. President?"" She tried to slam the phone back into the base and failed.
  5. A persons ancestors, relatives or family.
    My people lived through the Black Plague and the Thirty Years War.
  6. The mass of a community as distinguished from a special class (elite); the commonalty; the populace; the vulgar; the common crowd; the citizens.
Traduzione italiano popolo |gente |famiglia |nazione |popolare |popolazione |abitanti |città |comunità |essere umano |homo sapiens |luogo |paese |patria |persona |persone |popolare con |popolazione umana |pubblico |terra |umani |uno |uomo |villaggio |volgo | used as plural of '''person''' ; a body of human beings considered generally or collectively; a group of two or more persons.

Il nostro dizionario è liberamente ispirato al wikidizionario ....
The online encyclopedia in which any reasonable person can join us in writing and editing entries on any encyclopedic topic

Forum di inglese

In questa parte del sito puoi chiedere alla community e ai nostri insegnanti di inglese dubbi e perplessità trovati affrontando solo questa pagina. Se hai un dubbio diverso crea un nuovo 'topic' con il pulsante 'Fai una nuova domanda'.

Registrati per poter usare il forum di esercizi inglese. Prova, è gratis!

Lascia, per primo, un commento o domanda per la lezione o esercizi di inglese...