Noun Definition


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

"It is an estimate of the mean of the population"

Related Noun(s):universe

Category: General

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

"They hired hunters to keep down the deer population"

Category: General

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

"He deplored the population of colonies with convicted criminals"

Category: General

4.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.)

"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"

Category: General

5.Definition: the people who inhabit a territory or state

"The population seemed to be well fed and clothed"

Category: General