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General words for groups of people

age group

noun

all the people between two particular ages, considered as a group

array

noun

a large group of people or things that are related in some way

assemblage

noun

a group of things or people gathered together

boatload

noun

a large number of people or things

busload

noun

a large number of people on a bus, usually all of the same type or all going to the same event

circle

noun

a group of people who know one another or are related to one another

club

noun

the people who belong to a club: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

coachload

noun

a large group of people travelling in a coach

collection

noun

a group of people

constellation

noun

a group of people or things that are similar or related

crowd

noun

a large number of people in the same place

crowd

noun

a large group of people at an event

crush

noun

a crowd of people all extremely close together in an area that is too small for them

diaspora

noun

a large group of people who come from a particular place and are now living in many different parts of the world

droves

noun

large numbers of people

element

noun

one set of people in a group or organization

flock

noun

a large group of people

galaxy

noun

a large number of famous people

gathering

noun

a group of people meeting together

group

noun

a small number of people who are together in the same place: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

horde

noun

a large number of people

huddle

noun

a group of people who are gathered closely together

legion

noun

a large group or number of people

mass

noun

a large crowd of people

melee

noun

a large confused group of people or things

mob

noun

a large crowd of people that is dangerous or difficult to control: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

mob

noun

involving or typical of a mob

multitude

noun

a large crowd of people

nexus

noun

a closely connected group of people or things, often forming the central part of something

pack

noun

a group of people who do something together. This word shows that you dislike these people

press

noun

a large number of people pushing in different directions

quarter

noun

a particular person or group of people

rabble

noun

a noisy or violent crowd of people

regiment

noun

a large group of people or things, especially an organized one

room

noun

all the people in a room

scrum

noun

a confused crowd of people pressed close together and trying to get something or to speak to someone

scrummage

noun

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section

noun

a group of people that is part of a larger group

sector

noun

a group that is part of a larger group

the silent majority

noun

a large part of the population who either have no political opinions, or who do not express their political opinions

society

noun

a particular type or section of society

sphere

noun

a group in society

swarm

noun

a large number of people moving together as a group

table

noun

the people sitting at a table

throng

noun

a large crowd of people

tribe

noun

a large group of people

troop

noun

a large group of people going somewhere

wave

noun

a large number of people moving or arriving somewhere at the same time

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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