HyperDic: population

English > 5 senses of the word population:
NOUNgrouppopulationthe people who inhabit a territory or state
grouppopulationa group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area
cognitionpopulation, universe(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn
quantitypopulationthe number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.)
actpopulationthe act of populating (causing to live in a place)
population > pronunciation
Soundspaa.pyahley'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > population: 5 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe people who inhabit a territory or state.
Example"the population seemed to be well fed and clothed"
Narrowerhome frontThe civilian population (and their activities) of a country at war
Broaderpeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
Verbspopulateinhabit or live in
English > population: 5 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area.
Example"they hired hunters to keep down the deer population"
NarroweroverpopulationToo much population
Broadergroup, groupingAny number of entities (members) considered as a unit
Spanishpoblación
Catalanpoblació
English > population: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
Meaning(statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn.
Example"it is an estimate of the mean of the population"
Synonymuniverse
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
NarrowersubpopulationA population that is part of a larger / larger population
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishpoblación, universo
Catalanunivers
English > population: 5 senses > noun 4, quantity
MeaningThe number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.).
Examples
  • "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"
Broaderinteger, whole numberAny of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero
English > population: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of populating (causing to live in a place).
Example"he deplored the population of colonies with convicted criminals"
Broadercolonization, colonisation, settlementThe act of colonizing
Spanishpoblación, poblamiento
Catalanpoblament
Verbspopulatefill with inhabitants

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