Definition of Population:

  1. All the inhabitants of a particular town, area, or country.

  2. All elements, individuals, or units that meet the selection criteria for a group to be studied, and from which a representative sample is taken for detailed examination. The total of all populations is called a universe.

Synonyms of Population

Beehive, Cepheid variable, Everyman, Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, Hyades, John Doe, Messier catalog, NGC, Pleiades, Public, Seven Sisters, Absolute magnitude, Anchorage, Binary star, Black hole, Body politic, Citizenry, Citizens, Colonization, Common man, Commonwealth, Community, Community at large, Double star, Dwarf star, Empeoplement, Establishment, Estate, Everybody, Everyman, Everyone, Everywoman, Fixation, Fixed star, Folk, Folks, Foundation, General public, Gentry, Giant star, Globular cluster, Gravity star, Inauguration, Inhabitants, Inhabiting, Initiation, Installation, Installment, Investiture, Lodgment, Magnitude, Main sequence star, Mass-luminosity law, Men, Mooring, Nation, Nationality, Neutron star, Nova, Open cluster, People, People in general, Peoplement, Peopling, Persons, Plantation, Polity, Populace, Populations, Public, Pulsar, Quasar, Quasi-stellar radio source, Radio star, Red giant star, Relative magnitude, Settlement, Settling, Sky atlas, Society, Spectrum-luminosity diagram, Star, Star catalog, Star chart, Star cloud, Star cluster, State, Stellar magnitude, Supernova, Variable star, White dwarf star, World, You and me, Inhabitants, Residents, People, Citizens, Citizenry, Public, Community, Populace, Society, Natives, Occupants, Occupiers

How to use Population in a sentence?

  1. In the scientific study, the only population of horses that were studied were the horses that had long and curly manes.
  2. The island has a population of about 78,000.
  3. When pollsters attempt to predict the outcome of a presidential election, they will contact a sample of 1,000 to 2,000 people, and from the sample, they are trying to infer the behavior of the entire population of voters.
  4. Over the past 300 years, the population of nearly every major area in the world has increased exponentially, so much so that certain places have instituted incentives to couples who agreed to have fewer children.

Meaning of Population & Population Definition