noun. ['ˈtraɪb'] (biology) a taxonomic category between a genus and a subfamily.
- tribe Bovini
- tribe Bambuseae
- taxonomic category
Words that Rhyme with Tribe
Example sentences of the word tribe
1. Noun, singular or mass
Fry bread was first used by the Navajo tribe in the 1850s during a time of starvation and unrest.
2. Noun, plural
Ingredients vary by tribe and may include butter and sugar.
Quotes containing the word tribe
1. The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
2. We are the sum of all people we have ever met; you change the tribe and the tribe changes you.
- Dirk Wittenborn, Fierce People
3. If you spend time with crazy and dangerous people, remember – their personalities are socially transmitted diseases; like water poured into a container, most of us eventually turn into – or remain – whoever we surround ourselves with. We can choose our tribe, but we cannot change that our tribe is our destiny.
- Stefan Molyneux
noun. ['ˈtraɪb'] a federation (as of American Indians).
- federation of tribes
noun. ['ˈtraɪb'] group of people related by blood or marriage.
- social group
- family unit
- kinship group
- Tribes of Israel
- family tree
- Twelve Tribes of Israel
- clan member
noun. ['ˈtraɪb'] a social division of (usually preliterate) people.
- social group