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Groups of people with shared interests or aims - thesaurus

Synonyms

flash mob

noun

a large group of people who suddenly gather in a public place, do something for a short time, and quickly go away again

ghetto

noun

a group or activity that exists separately from everyone else

police

noun

a group of people who try to change others’ opinions or behavior to be the same as theirs

association

noun

a group of people who have joined together because they have similar interests or goals

commission

noun

a group of people that is officially put in charge of something or asked to find out about something

organization

noun

a group of people who have a particular shared purpose or interest, for example a political party or charity

club

noun

an organization for people who have a common interest in a particular activity or subject

panel

noun

a group of people who make decisions or judgments

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advocacy group

noun

a group of people who work to support an issue or protect and defend a group of people

alliance

noun

a group of people, organizations, or countries who have united to work together to achieve something

army

noun

a large number of people who are doing the same thing or in the same situation

assembly

noun

a group of people who meet together for a particular reason

Assn.

abbreviation

Association

Assoc.

abbreviation

Association

band

noun

a group of people who do something together or who share a particular feature or interest

base

noun

a group of people who use a particular service or do a particular job

battalion

noun

a large group of people with the same aim or opinion

body

noun

a group of people who are connected in some way, often because they are involved in the same activity

book club

noun

a group of people who meet regularly to discuss books they have read

book group

noun

a book club

breakout

noun

one of several groups that a larger group of people has divided into to discuss something, especially at a convention

brethren

noun

old-fashionedmainly literary used for referring to people who belong to the same community or group

brigade

noun

showing disapproval a group of people who have the same opinions or way of life. People often use this word in an insulting way, about groups that they do not like

brotherhood

noun

a group of people, especially a group of men, who have similar interests or who do the same job

camp

noun

a group of people within a larger group who have the same ideas or support the same person

chapter

noun

a local club or organization that is part of a much larger club or organization

chorus

noun

a group of people speaking together

chorus

noun

a group of people expressing the same opinion

circle

noun

a group of people who are interested in the same things or who have the same profession

club

noun

an organization that provides a place where its members, especially men, can go and eat, relax, or stay

community

noun

a group of people in a larger society who are the same in some way

confederacy

noun

a group of people, states, or political parties that are united

confederation

noun

a group of people or organizations that are united

constituency

noun

a group of people with similar attitudes or interests who are likely to support a particular idea or buy a particular product

contingent

noun

a group of people representing a place, organization, etc. at a meeting or event

delegation

noun

a group of people who represent a country, government, or organization

demographic

noun

a group of people that a company wants to sell its products to

entourage

noun

a group of people who go somewhere with an important person

expedition

noun

a group of people who go on an expedition

fellowship

noun

a group of people who share the same interests

the fold

noun

a group of people who share the same ideas or goals or who live or work together

gang

noun

a group of young people who spend time together and often cause trouble

group

noun

a set of people who meet or do something together because they share the same purpose or ideas: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

league

noun

a group of people, organizations, or countries that have joined together because they have the same interests or aims

lobby

noun

an organized group of people who represent a particular area of business or society and try to influence politicians

lunatic fringe

noun

informal people whose opinions are far more extreme than the opinions of the rest of their group

lynch mob

noun

any group of angry people who want to take action that is not officially allowed

Mafia

noun

a powerful group of people who secretly help and protect each other

massive

noun

informal a group of young people who spend time together

membership

noun

the people who belong to a club, organization, or group

muster

noun

a group of people brought together in one place, especially soldiers

new wave

noun

a group of people or things that have recently arrived somewhere or have recently become involved in something

order

noun

an organization of people whose members follow special rules

party

noun

a group of people who are going somewhere together, or who are all involved in the same activity

party

noun

formal a person or group involved in something such as an agreement or disagreement, especially a contract or legal case, with another person or group

peer group

noun

a group of people of the same age, social class, or education

representation

noun

a person or group that speaks, acts, or is present for another person, group, or organization

retinue

noun

a group of people who travel with and take care of an important or rich person

ring

noun

a group of people involved in an activity, especially an illegal one

school

noun

a group of people who share the same opinions or ways of thinking

selection committee

noun

a group of people whose job is to choose someone or something for a particular purpose

service club

noun

American an organization whose members organize work or activities intended to improve their local community

set

noun

a group of people who spend time together or who share an interest

society

noun

an organization or club for people who have a particular interest or who take part in a particular activity

special interest group

noun

a group of people who are trying to achieve social or political change on a particular issue

stable

noun

mainly journalism a group of people such as artists or sports players whose careers are managed by the same person or company

star chamber

noun

mainly literary a group of powerful people who make decisions without caring whether they are fair or harmful to other people

subculture

noun

a group of people whose beliefs and ways of behaving make them different from the rest of society

support group

noun

a group organized by and for people who share a particular problem or medical condition

task force

noun

a group of people chosen to deal with a particular problem or situation

thought police

noun

showing disapproval a group that tries to control the way that people in a society think, usually for political reasons. This word is sometimes used humorously about political parties that are considered to want to control ordinary people too much.

union

noun

an organization or club for people or groups that share an interest or aim, for example protecting the rights of particular groups

uptake

noun

British the number of people who want to do something such as use a service or study a particular subject

village

noun

mainly journalism a particular community or activity, or the type of people in it or involved in it

watch

noun

a group of people whose job is to guard something

who’s who

noun

a group of the most important people involved in a particular subject or activity

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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