Synonyms for (noun) population

Synonyms: population

Definition: the act of populating (causing to live in a place)

Usage: he deplored the population of colonies with convicted criminals

Similar words: settlement, colonisation, colonization

Definition: the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies

Usage: the British colonization of America


Synonyms: universe, population

Definition: (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn

Usage: it is an estimate of the mean of the population

Similar words: aggregation, accumulation, assemblage, collection

Definition: several things grouped together or considered as a whole


Synonyms: population

Definition: a group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area

Usage: they hired hunters to keep down the deer population

Similar words: group, grouping

Definition: any number of entities (members) considered as a unit


Synonyms: population

Definition: the people who inhabit a territory or state

Usage: the population seemed to be well fed and clothed

Similar words: people

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

Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience


Synonyms: population

Definition: 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.)

Usage: people come and go, but the population of this town has remained approximately constant for the past decade; the African-American population of Salt Lake City has been increasing

Similar words: whole number, integer

Definition: any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero

Usage: an integer is a number that is not a fraction