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noun as in ethnic group; family

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Grindr currently has twelve ‘tribes,’ and for some people this just is not enough.

Grindr introduced the feature themselves in October the same year and called it ‘tribes.’

Still, the lack of communication with the tribes does not bode well for the future relationships.

There are other tribes that have expressed interest to us in getting involved.

But after a troubled history with alcohol, some tribes are wary.

He acknowledged him in his blessings, and gave him an inheritance, and divided him his portion in twelve tribes.

Nicholson and John Lawrence were there; could they hold those warrior-tribes in subjection, or, better still, in leash?

The Philippines are shared by many tribes, all belonging to the same brown race.

Some of the tribes inhabiting the district of the lower Amazon indulge in snuff-taking.

The remaining four tribes appear already to be united in firm friendship and intimacy with them.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tribes, such as: clan, society, caste, association, people, and lineage.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.