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gang

Synonyms of gang in English:

noun

  • 1 a gang of teenagers
    company, gathering, assemblage, assembly
    informal posse, bunch, gaggle, load
  • 2 informal John was one of our gang
    circle, social circle, social set, group of friends, clique, in-crowd, coterie, lot, ring, clan, club, league, faction, cabal;
    informal crew, posse
  • 3 a work gang hammering cobbles into the highway
    squad, team, troop, shift, detachment, posse, troupe;
  • verb

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    Phrases

    gang up

    1
    they all ganged up to put me down
    conspire, cooperate, work together, act together, combine, join up, join forces, team up, club together, get together, unite, ally
    rare coact

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