tribe / traɪb /


tribe 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. any aggregate of people united by ties of descent from a common ancestor, a community of customs and traditions, adherence to the same leaders, etc.: the twelve tribes of Israel.
  2. a local division of an aboriginal people: the tribes of Africa.
  3. a division of some other people or nation.
  4. a company, group, or number of people: a noisy tribe of children in the yard.
  5. a group or class of people with strong common traits, values, or interests: the mindset of the tribe of art historians.
  6. a large family: They seem to have invited the whole tribe.
  7. a class or type of animals, plants, or inanimate objects: The robin is, next to the sparrow, the boldest of our feathered tribe.Over there is a tribe of mismatched stuffed chairs.
  8. Biology. a category in the classification of organisms usually between a subfamily and a genus or sometimes between a suborder and a family.any group of closely related plants or animals.
  9. Animal Husbandry. a group of animals, especially cattle, descended through the female line from a common female ancestor.
  10. Roman History. any one of three divisions of the people representing the Latin, Sabine, and Etruscan settlements.any of the later political divisions of the people.
  11. Greek History. a phyle.

tribe 近义词

n. 名词 noun

ethnic group; family


  1. Because of their traditional knowledge honed over millennia, “tribes are uniquely positioned to lead the way,” wrote University of Oregon researchers in an article at the Conversation.
  2. As Americans increasingly identify themselves as members of warring tribes, they’re less likely to see virtue in any candidate from the other side and far more likely to vote a straight ticket.
  3. The remaining two-thirds are run by tribes or locally elected school boards, which have greater freedom to craft reopening plans and purchase distance-learning equipment.
  4. Here are the stories of some of the people who have found their tribe in BPI.
  5. We, as a global tribe of travelers, need to understand the implications of our personal decisions right now—whether that’s attending a large gathering in a neighbor’s backyard or hopping on a Labor Day flight.
  6. Some gay apps, like the newer Mister, have not subscribed to the community/tribe model.
  7. “The tribe is really made of people who put travel as a priority in their entire lifestyle,” says Evita.
  8. A running joke inside the tribe is that the group is like that club with a hundred people waiting outside to get in.
  9. Tiger Lily and her tribe, however, were outfitted in semi-realistic outfits (read: nearly naked).
  10. As the bill failed in the Senate, a pigtailed member of the Lakota Sioux tribe stood up in the gallery and began chanting.
  11. "I bought them boots to wear only when I go into genteel society," said one of the codfish tribe, to a wag, the other day.
  12. This Isthmus has a circuit of fully five hundred leagues and is occupied by the Soriquois tribe.
  13. They wage war as a tribe on account of wrongs done to a private individual.
  14. Many of them however are of rude workmanship and might have been fashioned by some of the tribe unacquainted with pipe-making.
  15. Shoals of tunny-fish, (fish four and five feet long, and belonging to the dolphin tribe,) were seen tumbling about the ship.