people as in (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
"there were at least 200 people in the audience"
people as in the body of citizens of a state or country
"the Spanish people"
citizenry the body of citizens of a state or country
people as in members of a family line
"his people have been farmers for generations"
"are your people still alive?"
people as in the common people generally
"separate the warriors from the mass"
"power to the people"
multitude a large indefinite number; a large gathering of people ; the common people generally
masses the common people generally
mass formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole; join together into a mass or collect or form a mass; the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field ; (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people) ; (Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist ; a body of matter without definite shape; the common people generally; the property of something that is great in magnitude; a musical setting for a Mass; a sequence of prayers constituting the Christian Eucharistic rite