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Synonyms for gang

Synonyms for gang

an organized group of criminals, hoodlums, or wrongdoers

a particular social group

a group of people organized for a particular purpose

gang up: to assemble or join in a group

Synonyms for gang

an informal body of friends

tool consisting of a combination of implements arranged to work together

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act as an organized group

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He saw in the gang of red-caps nothing but a crew of pirates burying their spoils, and his cupidity was once more awakened by the possibility of at length getting on the traces of some of this lurking wealth.
To follow up the course which the midnight gang had taken, however, was a harder task.
Eighth Street Bridge is the place," said a red-headed fellow belonging to Cheese-Face's Gang.
That's agreeable to me," Martin said, after consulting with the leaders of his own gang.
A member of the Boo Gang held Martin's coat, and shirt, and cap, ready to race with them into safety in case the police interfered.
He was still saying it, over and over, - demanding, entreating, threatening, to know if it wanted any more, - when he felt the fellows of his gang laying hands on him, patting him on the back and trying to put his coat on him.
When the theatre let out, the two gangs strung along inconspicuously on opposite sides of the street.
He must be going this journey to help the Bow Street officers to identify some one of our scattered gang of whom they were in pursuit.
I suppose they thought I had got no end of a start; then they had made up their minds that I belonged to the gang, which was not so many miles away; and one of them had got as much as he could carry from that gang as it was.
But the city was thin, and I thought our trade felt it a little, as well as other; so that at the latter end of the year I joined myself with a gang who usually go every year to Stourbridge Fair, and from thence to Bury Fair, in Suffolk.
At the time appointed the draper sends the goods, and I placed one of our gang at the chamber door, and when the innkeeper's maid brought the messenger to the door, who was a young fellow, an apprentice, almost a man, she tells him her mistress was asleep, but if he would leave the things and call in about an hour, I should be awake, and he might have the money.
Gangs of carpenters hoping for high pay arrived in Moscow every day, and on all sides logs were being hewn, new houses built, and old, charred ones repaired.
Night and day the road gangs toiled on the streets.
Because the robber gangs want all the suckers to be honest and respect money.
But at that very instant both suddenly heard a shrill whistle which, as it were, smote on their ears, and both suddenly seized their guns and two flashes gleamed, and two gangs sounded at the very same instant.