Community vs. People

Community vs. People — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Community and People

Communitynoun

A group of people living in the same locality and under the same government.

Peoplenoun

Humans considered as a group or in indefinite numbers. Often treated as a plural of person, alone and in compounds

People were dancing in the street. I met all sorts of people. This book is not intended for laypeople.

Communitynoun

The district or locality in which such a group lives.

Peoplenoun

The mass of ordinary persons; the populace. Used with the

"those who fear and distrust the people, and wish to draw all powers from them into the hands of the higher classes" (Thomas Jefferson).

Communitynoun

A group of people having common interests

the scientific community.the international business community.

Peoplenoun

A body of persons living in the same country under one national government; a nationality.

Communitynoun

A group viewed as forming a distinct segment of society

the gay community.the community of color.

Peoplenoun

The citizens of a political unit, such as a nation or state; the electorate. Used with the.

Communitynoun

Similarity or identity

a community of interests.

Peoplenoun

pl. peo·ples A body of persons sharing a common religion, culture, or language

the peoples of central Asia.

Communitynoun

Sharing, participation, and fellowship

a sense of community.

Peoplenoun

Persons with regard to their residence, class, profession, or group

city people.farming people.

Communitynoun

Society as a whole; the public.

Peoplenoun

Persons subordinate to or loyal to a ruler, superior, or employer

The manager would like to introduce you to our people in the regional office.

Communitynoun

A group of organisms interacting with one another and with the environment in a specific region.

Peoplenoun

A person's family, relatives, or ancestors

Where are your people from?.

Communitynoun

The region occupied by a group of interacting organisms.

Peoplenoun

(Informal) Animals or other beings distinct from humans

Rabbits and squirrels are the furry little people of the woods.

Communitynoun

(countable) A group sharing a common understanding, and often the same language, law, manners, and/or tradition.

Peopleverb

To settle or inhabit with people; populate.

Communitynoun

(countable) A residential or religious collective; a commune.

Peopleverb

To be present in or on (a place)

"The stores ... are peopled by serious shoppers" (Perri Klass).

Communitynoun

A group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other.

Peoplenoun

Used as plural of person; a body of human beings considered generally or collectively; a group of two or more persons.

Why do so many people commit suicide?

Communitynoun

A group of people interacting by electronic means for educational, professional, social, or other purposes; a virtual community.

Peoplenoun

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

Communitynoun

(uncountable) The condition of having certain attitudes and interests in common.

Peoplenoun

A group of persons regarded as being employees, followers, companions or subjects of a ruler.

Communitynoun

Common enjoyment or possession; participation.

a community of goods

Peoplenoun

One's colleagues or employees.

Communitynoun

Common character; likeness.

Peoplenoun

A person's ancestors, relatives or family.

My people lived through the Black Plague and the Thirty Years War.

Communitynoun

Commonness; frequency.

Peoplenoun

The mass of a community as distinguished from a special class (elite); the commonalty; the populace; the vulgar; the common crowd; the citizens.

Communitynoun

a group of people living in a particular local area;

the team is drawn from all parts of the community

Peoplenoun

plural of person.

Communitynoun

a group of people having ethnic or cultural or religious characteristics in common;

the Christian community of the apostolic agehe was well known throughout the Catholic community

Peopleverb

(transitive) To stock with people or inhabitants; to fill as with people; to populate.

Communitynoun

common ownership;

they shared a community of possessions

Peopleverb

(intransitive) To become populous or populated.

Communitynoun

a group of nations having common interests;

they hoped to join the NATO community

Peopleverb

(transitive) To inhabit; to occupy; to populate.

Communitynoun

the body of people in a learned occupation;

the news spread rapidly through the medical community

Peoplenoun

(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively;

old peoplethere were at least 200 people in the audience

Communitynoun

agreement as to goals;

the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests

Peoplenoun

the body of citizens of a state or country;

the Spanish people

Communitynoun

a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences

Peoplenoun

the common people generally;

separate the warriors from the masspower to the people

Communitynoun

(ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other

Peoplenoun

members of a family line;

his people have been farmers for generationsare your people still alive?

Peopleverb

fill with people or supply with inhabitants;

people a roomThe government wanted to populate the remote area of the country

Peopleverb

make one's home or live in;

She resides officially in IcelandI live in a 200-year old houseThese people inhabited all the islands that are now desertedThe plains are sparsely populated