HyperDic: gang

English > 5 senses of the word gang:
NOUNgroupgang, pack, ring, moban association of criminals
groupgang, crowd, crew, bunchan informal body of friends
groupgang, crew, work partyan organized group of workmen
artifactgangtool consisting of a combination of implements arranged to work together
VERBcompetitiongang, gang upact as an organized group
gang > pronunciation
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English > gang: 5 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAn association of criminals.
Example"police tried to break up the gang"
Synonymspack, ring, mob
Member oforganized crime, gangland, gangdomunderworld organizations
Membersgangster, mobsterA criminal who is a member of gang
NarrowernestA gang of people (criminals or spies or terrorists) assembled in one locality
youth gangA gang whose members are teenagers
BroaderassociationA formal organization of people or groups of people
Spanishbanda, pandilla
Nounsgangdomunderworld organizations
gangstera criminal who is a member of gang
English > gang: 5 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningAn informal body of friends.
Synonymscrowd, crew, bunch
Broadergathering, assemblageA group of persons together in one place
Spanishbasca, cuadrilla, grupo, hato, panda, pandilla
Catalancolla, penya, quadrilla, trepa
Verbsgangact as an organized group
English > gang: 5 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningAn organized group of workmen.
Synonymscrew, work party
Member ofwork force, workforce, manpower, hands, menThe force of workers available
MemberscrewmanA member of a work crew
Narrowerchain gangA gang of convicts chained together
detailA crew of workers selected for a particular task
ground crew, ground-service crewThe crew of technicians and mechanics who service aircraft on the ground
road gangA gang of road workers
section gangA work crew assigned to a section of a railroad
shiftA crew of workers who work for a specific period of time
stage crewcrew of workers who move scenery or handle properties in a theatrical production
Broaderunit, social unitAn organization regarded as part of a larger / larger social group
Spanishbrigada, cuadrilla, partida, tripulación
Catalanbrigada, partida, tripulació
Verbsgangact as an organized group
English > gang: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningtool consisting of a combination of implements arranged to work together.
BroadertoolAn implement used in the practice of a vocation
English > gang: 5 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningact as an organized group.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymgang up
Broadergroup, aggroupform a group or group together
Nounsgangan organized group of workmen
gangan informal body of friends

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