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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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He punched on, with his left hand only, and as he punched, doggedly, only half-conscious, as from a remote distance he heard murmurs of fear in the gangs, and one who said with shaking voice: "This ain't a scrap, fellows.
They agreed to get to- gether and fix a day as soon as they could, and then we elected Tom Sawyer first captain and Jo Harper second captain of the Gang, and so started home.
In every direction he heard some one or other of the gang hemming him in.
Tell Inspector Patterson that the papers which he needs to convict the gang are in pigeonhole M.
When the last of the gang, including the two howling culprits, had passed out through the compound gate, Sheldon sank down half- fainting on his couch.
Four months of this passed, when, the reward having been raised to a thousand sticks, he was caught and sent back to New Georgia and the road-building gang.
He picked the quarrel with the strange dog while the gang waited.
The end riveters had reached the bank and were dispersing among the tool-houses, and the second gang had picked up their tools and were starting toward the shore.
He would certainly be made use of by the officers for the purpose of identifying the companions whom he had betrayed; and I had the best reasons in the world to believe that he would rather assist in the taking of me than in the capture of all the rest of the coining gang put together--the doctor himself not excepted.
Section gang laborers-fugitive peons from Mexico--were contributing half their scanty wages.
D--n me, Jack," said another, "he hath prevented his voyage; he's bound to another port now;" and many other such jests was our poor Jones made the subject of by these fellows, who were indeed the gang employed by Lord Fellamar, and had dogged him into the house of Mrs Fitzpatrick, waiting for him at the corner of the street when this unfortunate accident happened.
At Yea, on the other hand, the personation and robbery would ever after be attributed to a member of the gang that had waylaid and murdered the new manager with that very object.
His gang, around him, was shouldering back those who tried to seize the money.
I had several proposals made also to me about that time, to come into a gang of house-breakers; but that was a thing I had no mind to venture at neither, any more than I had at the coining trade.
As far from home, died the chief remaining members of his friend Fagin's gang.