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Tribe (IPA: /ˈtɹaɪb/)


Tribe (n.)

A family, race, or series of generations, descending from the same progenitor, and kept distinct, as in the case of the twelve tribes of Israel, descended from the twelve sons of Jacob.

Tribe (n.)

A number of species or genera having certain structural characteristics in common; as, a tribe of plants; a tribe of animals.

Tribe (n.)

A nation of savages or uncivilized people; a body of rude people united under one leader or government; as, the tribes of the Six Nations; the Seneca tribe.

Tribe (n.)

A division, class, or distinct portion of a people, from whatever cause that distinction may have originated; as, the city of Athens was divided into ten tribes.

Tribe (n.)

A family of animals descended from some particular female progenitor, through the female line; as, the Duchess tribe of shorthorns.

Tribe (v. t.)

To distribute into tribes or classes.

Tribe

Social group existing before the development of, or outside of, states

Tribe

Taxonomic rank between family and genus

Tribe

Genre of techno music

Tribe

Slang for an unofficial community of people who share a common interest

Tribe

Queensrÿche album

Tribe Synonyms

Federation Of Tribes

Tribe Synonyms

Folk

Tribe Synonyms

Kin Group, Cla, Kinship Group, Kin, Kindred

Tribe Rhymes

Bribe, Cyb, Geib, Gibe, Jibe, Scheib, Scheibe, Scribe, Streib, Tribe, Vibe

Ascribe, Describe, Imbibe, Inscribe, Prescribe, Proscribe, Subscribe, Transcribe, Xscribe

Circumscribe, Miniscribe, Unsubscribe

Oversubscribe

Tribe (Last Name / Surname)

Tribe is the #36,379 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 615 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Tribe in Spanish is Tribu

Tagalog Translation

Tribe in Tagalog is Angkan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "You mean ," said ˜Che Ramli, he is a member of the tribe of the prophet Lot ."" - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace." - Dreams

Example Sentence (Quote)

" His tribe were God Almighty's gentlemen." - Gentlemen

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Ian: The whole tribe should be watching. Everyone should know how to make fire." - Fire

Example Sentence (Quote)

"In 2000, he offended a Billings woman when he pointed to her nose ring and asked her what tribe she was from." - Conrad Burns


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