What is another word for posse?

Pronunciation: [pˈɒsi] (IPA)

Posse is a word that refers to a group of people who come together for a specific purpose or activity. However, there are several other words that can be used as synonyms for posse. For example, a gang is a group of people who share a common interest or goal. A team is a group of people who work together toward a common goal, while a troop is a group of soldiers or scouts. A crew is a group of people who work together, such as in a film or a construction project. Finally, a squad is a smaller group of individuals who work together on a specific task such as a police raid or military operation.

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What are the hypernyms for Posse?

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What are the hyponyms for Posse?

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  • meronyms for posse (as nouns)

    • group
      posseman.

Usage examples for Posse

The posse comitatus was also summoned, and it quickly responded.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs
It was unfortunately true that some of those common people treated Mr. Spokesly, not as a commander in posse, not as one of those select beings born to rule, but as one of themselves.
"Command"
William McFee
His secretary was summoned, and orders given for a strong posse of constables to be despatched without loss of time in search of the schooner.
"The Wreckers of Sable Island"
J. Macdonald Oxley

Famous quotes with Posse

  • There are so few strong roles for women, especially young women. And Veronica is very serious but also very likable. She's a lone wolf, and it appeals to people that she isn't rich and doesn't have a lot of friends. No posse. She's just like you, like most of us.
    Kristen Bell
  • Summon me, then; I will be the posse comitatus; I will take them to jail.
    Samuel Chase
  • I don't need to hang out in a posse and try to act cool.
    Jeremy London
  • I love my lifestyle now, but at the end of nine months, you're toast. You are toast. It's like running a marathon. You can't think while you're doing it. Especially when different directors come in who are not part of the posse, the circle.
    Christopher Meloni
  • Possunt quia posse videntur. (They can because they think they can, from The Aeneid)
    Virgil

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