Synonyms of tribe


1. tribe, folk, social group

usage: a social division of (usually preliterate) people

2. tribe, federation of tribes, nation

usage: a federation (as of American Indians)

3. tribe, taxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxon

usage: (biology) a taxonomic category between a genus and a subfamily

4. kin, kin group, kinship group, kindred, clan, tribe, social group

usage: group of people related by blood or marriage

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Definition and meaning of tribe (Dictionary)