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  Words related to common

Related / Similar Words: park, commons, green, usual, vernacular, vulgar, plebeian, unwashed, coarse, rough-cut, uncouth, mutual

 

Definition:
  • a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; "they went for a walk in the park";
  • of no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual; "the common man"; "a common sailor"; "the common cold"; "a common nuisance"; "followed common procedure"; "it is common knowledge that she lives alon;
  • belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public; "for the common good"; "common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community";
  • commonly encountered; "a common (or familiar) complaint"; "the usual greeting";
  • being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language; "common parlance"; "a vernacular term"; "vernacular speakers"; "the vulgar tongue of the masses"; "the technical and vulgar names for an animal species";
  • of or associated with the great masses of people; "the common people in those days suffered greatly"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "his square plebeian nose"; "a vulgar and objectionable person"; "the unwashed masses";
  • to be expected; standard; "common decency";
  • lacking refinement or cultivation or taste; "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human being"; "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy"; "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence";;
  • common to or shared by two or more parties; "a common friend"; "the mutual interests of management and labor";
  • of low or inferior quality or value; "of what coarse metal ye are molded"- Shakespeare; "produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population";

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    See Also: usual, ordinary, joint

     

    Hyponyms: amusement park, funfair, pleasure ground, village green, Central Park

     

    Attributes: commonness, commonplaceness, everydayness, commonality

     

    Part Meronyms: urban area, populated area

     

    Anagrams: noncom

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: обикновен and общ   Catalan: comú  
    Danish: almindelig and fælles   Dutch: gemeen  
    Finnish: yhteinen and yleinen   French: commun  
    German: gemeinsam and nicht   Hebrew: משותף and שכיח  
    Ido: komuna and ordinara   Interlingua: commun  
    Italian: comune   Japanese: 共通  
    Malay: biasa and sama   Polish: wspólny and zwykły  
    Portuguese: comum   Russian: общий and обычный  
    Spanish: común   Swedish: gemensam and vanlig  
     
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