Need another word that means the same as “population”? Find 13 synonyms and 30 related words for “population” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Population” are: universe, inhabitants, residents, people, citizens, citizenry, public, community, populace, society, natives, occupants, occupiers
Population as a Noun
Definitions of "Population" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “population” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Each of three groups (designated I, II, and III) into which stars can be approximately divided on the basis of their manner of formation.
- A finite or infinite collection of items under consideration.
- The entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn.
- A group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area.
- The act of populating (causing to live in a place.
- The number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.
- A community of animals, plants, or humans among whose members interbreeding occurs.
- The people who inhabit a territory or state.
- The action of populating a place.
- A particular group or type of people living in a place.
- (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn.
- The extent to which an area is or has been populated.
- All the inhabitants of a particular place.
Synonyms of "Population" as a noun (13 Words)
|citizenry||The body of citizens of a state or country.|
The legal obligations of the citizenry.
|citizens||A native or naturalized member of a state or other political community.|
|community||A body of nations or states unified by common interests.|
A rural community.
|inhabitants||A person who inhabits a particular place.|
|natives||An indigenous person who was born in a particular place.|
The art of the natives of the northwest coast.
|occupants||Someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there.|
|occupiers||Someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there.|
|people||The common people generally.|
The earthquake killed 30 000 people.
|populace||People in general considered as a whole.|
The party misjudged the mood of the populace.
|public||The people who watch or are interested in an artist, writer, or performer.|
The general public have a right to know.
|residents||A physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital.|
The resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital.
|society||A specified section of society.|
She shunned the society of others.
|universe||All existing matter and space considered as a whole the cosmos The universe is believed to be at least 10 billion light years in diameter and contains a vast number of galaxies it has been expanding since its creation in the Big Bang about 13 billion years ago.|
The front parlour was the hub of her universe.
Usage Examples of "Population" as a noun
- It is an estimate of the mean of the population.
- The African-American population of Salt Lake City has been increasing.
- People come and go, but the population of this town has remained approximately constant for the past decade.
- They hired hunters to keep down the deer population.
- The population seemed to be well fed and clothed.
- The motions of Population II objects.
- The island has a population of about 78,000.
- A city with a large student population.
- Fluctuations in populations of voles and lemmings.
- Areas of sparse population.
- He deplored the population of colonies with convicted criminals.
Associations of "Population" (30 Words)
All thoughts of romance were banished from her head.
|borough||One of the administrative divisions of a large city.|
|census||Conduct a census.|
They censused the deer in the forest.
|city||A town created a city by charter and usually containing a cathedral.|
The city voted for Republicans in 1994.
|community||A group of nations having common interests.|
They shared a community of possessions.
|denseness||The quality of being mentally slow and limited.|
|density||The quantity of mass per unit volume of a substance.|
A reduction in bone density.
|deport||Hand over to the authorities of another country.|
He was deported for violation of immigration laws.
|deportation||The action of deporting a foreigner from a country.|
His deportation to a penal colony.
|exile||The act of expelling a person from their native land.|
Men in exile dream of hope.
|expatriate||Move away from one’s native country and adopt a new residence abroad.|
Candidates should be willing to expatriate.
|extradite||Hand over to the authorities of another country.|
Brazil refused to extradite him to Britain.
|frontier||An undeveloped field of study; a topic inviting research and development.|
The individualism of the frontier in Andrew Jackson s day.
|ghetto||Any segregated mode of living or working that results from bias or stereotyping.|
The Warsaw ghetto.
|hamlet||The hero of William Shakespeare’s tragedy who hoped to avenge the murder of his father.|
|intern||Serve as an intern.|
The young doctor is interning at the Medical Center this year.
|metropolitan||Relating to or denoting a metropolitan or his see.|
A metropolitan bishop.
|municipal||Of or relating to the government of a municipality J L kuntz.|
National and municipal elections.
|municipality||The governing body of a municipality.|
Voters in each municipality choose between four candidates.
|neighborhood||An area within a city or town that has some distinctive features (especially one forming a community.|
He always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood.
|outskirts||Outlying areas (as of a city or town.|
He built a new factory on the outskirts of Birmingham.
|populous||Having a large population; densely populated.|
The populous city of Shanghai.
|resident||Living in a particular place.|
An intangible computer program resident on a magnetic disk.
|slum||Spend time at a lower socio-economic level than one’s own, motivated by curiosity or desire for adventure; usage considered condescending and insensitive.|
The area was fast becoming a slum for the destitute.
|suburban||Of or characteristic of a suburb.|
Elizabeth despised Ann s house proudness as deeply suburban.
|town||The chief city or town of a region.|
Rachel left to drive back into town.
|underpopulated||Having an insufficient or very small population.|
The rocky and underpopulated west coast.
|village||A self contained district or community within a town or city regarded as having features characteristic of village life.|
The village hall.
|villager||One who has lived in a village most of their life.|
Jose married a fellow villager.
|westerner||An inhabitant of a western area; especially of the U.S.|