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Synonyms for common

Synonyms for (noun) common

Synonyms: park, common, commons, green Definition: a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area Usage: they went for a walk in the park

Similar words: piece of ground, piece of land, tract, parcel, parcel of land Definition: an extended area of land

Synonyms for (adjective) common

Synonyms: common Definition: having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual Usage: the common man; a common sailor; the common cold; a common nuisance; followed common procedure; it is common knowledge that she lives alone; the common housefly; a common brand of soap

Similar words: ordinary, average Definition: lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered Usage: average people; the ordinary (or common) man in the street

Similar words: popular, democratic Definition: representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large Usage: democratic art forms; a democratic or popular movement; popular thought; popular science; popular fiction

Similar words: demotic Definition: of or for the common people Usage: demotic entertainments; demotic speech; a poet with a keen ear for demotic rhythms

Similar words: frequent Definition: frequently encountered Usage: a frequent (or common) error is using the transitive verb `lay' for the intransitive `lie';

Similar words: general Definition: prevailing among and common to the general public Usage: the general discontent

Similar words: grassroots Definition: of or involving the common people as constituting a fundamental political and economic group Usage: a grassroots movement for nuclear disarmament

Similar words: standard Definition: commonly used or supplied Usage: standard procedure; standard car equipment

Synonyms: common Definition: belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public Usage: for the common good; common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

Similar words: communal Definition: for or by a group rather than individuals Usage: dipping each his bread into a communal dish of stew- Paul Roche; a communal settlement in which all earnings and food were shared; a group effort

Similar words: public Definition: affecting the people or community as a whole Usage: community leaders; community interests; the public welfare

Synonyms: usual, common Definition: commonly encountered Usage: a common (or familiar) complaint; the usual greeting

Similar words: familiar Definition: within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange Usage: familiar ordinary objects found in every home; a familiar everyday scene; a familiar excuse; a day like any other filled with familiar duties and experiences

Synonyms: common, vernacular, vulgar Definition: being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language Usage: common parlance; a vernacular term; vernacular speakers; the vulgar tongue of the masses; the technical and vulgar names for an animal species

Similar words: informal Definition: used of spoken and written language

Synonyms: plebeian, vulgar, unwashed, common Definition: of or associated with the great masses of people Usage: 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

Similar words: lowborn Definition: of humble birth or origins Usage: a topsy-turvy society of lowborn rich and blue-blooded poor

Synonyms: common Definition: to be expected; standard Usage: common decency

Similar words: ordinary Definition: not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree Usage: ordinary everyday objects; ordinary decency; an ordinary day; an ordinary wine

Synonyms: coarse, common, vulgar, uncouth, rough-cut Definition: lacking refinement or cultivation or taste Usage: 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; the vulgar display of the newly rich

Similar words: unrefined Definition: (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth Usage: how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?

Synonyms: mutual, common Definition: common to or shared by two or more parties Usage: a common friend; the mutual interests of management and labor

Similar words: shared Definition: have in common; held or experienced in common Usage: two shared valence electrons forming a bond between adjacent nuclei; a shared interest in philately

Synonyms: coarse, common Definition: of low or inferior quality or value Usage: of what coarse metal ye are molded- Shakespeare; produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population

Similar words: inferior Definition: of low or inferior quality