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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

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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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In May 1891, Hillyar was one of two youths who were severely injured by the members of a Manchester gang in an affray outside the "Cass," a popular music-hall in Manchester city centre.
Southern judges commonly sentenced African Americans convicted of vagrancy (also known as unemployment) or loitering to time on the chain gang, where iron shackles were welded to an offender's ankles, and dogs, whips, and starvation were used liberally.
Soft-spoken and gracious, the 39-year-old Gang makes a point of not coming on like an oracle, a mad visionary, or some other persona-of-choice in the Quebec film milieu.
The decision is part of a broader gang-suppression strategy that includes training 5,000 officers in anti-gang tactics, establishing a gang homicide unit in South L.
If a gang frequents a store, the owner may restrict certain products for its use alone, such as a specific color of gelatin capsule or small plastic resealable bags bearing a specific stamp.
Many are guilty only by association or guilty because they adorned gang colors or gang insignias.
65 square miles that authorities have identified as the territory of the Canoga Park Alabama gang and find no sign of them.
These three examples of what constitutes a gang illustrate the variety of definitions of the term.
By naming the city's most vicious gangs, training 5,000 officers in gang-suppression tactics, establishing a gang homicide unit in South Los Angeles and increasing community outreach -- the mayor thinks his plan can quell the violence.
MULTAN -- City Police Officer (CPO) Multan Sultan Ahmed Chaudhry said that police had killed six criminals in separate police encounters and arrested 90 dacoits of 30 different gangs during last two months.
Fernando Araujo, 19, a member of the Canoga Park Alabama gang, is wanted in connection with a racially motivated, drive-by shooting of an African-American college football player last summer.
In essence, then, this chapter attempts to broaden the reductionist view of gang members illustrated in this review's opening sentence.
Once they take the bait--usually the money, fancy clothes and flashy cars that gang leaders have--they are hooked and stuck for years.
Speedy" is the street name for Oscar Contreras, a gang outreach specialist for Catholic Charities USA.
Consider Jeff Fort, leader of the Black P Stone Nation gang (sometimes known as El Rukn, Arabic for "The Foundation").