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1. business

noun. ['ˈbɪznəs, ˈbɪznɪs'] a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it.

Synonyms

  • franchise
  • firm
  • manufacturing business
  • division
  • business organization
  • house
  • business concern
  • shipbuilder
  • business firm
  • manufacturer
  • concern
  • business organisation
  • enterprise
  • chain
  • underperformer
  • processor
  • brokerage
  • carrier
  • common carrier
  • agency
  • dealership
  • partnership

Antonyms

  • inaction
  • passive
  • active
  • exclusion

Etymology

  • busines (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. business

noun. ['ˈbɪznəs, ˈbɪznɪs'] the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects.

Synonyms

  • butchery
  • transportation
  • commercial activity
  • packaging
  • real-estate business
  • field of operation
  • discount business
  • venture
  • market
  • field
  • publicizing
  • business enterprise
  • business activity
  • publication
  • advertising
  • publishing
  • manufacture
  • market place
  • printing
  • fishing
  • commercialism
  • touristry
  • employee-owned enterprise
  • commercial enterprise
  • employee-owned business
  • shipping
  • line of business
  • tourism
  • agribusiness
  • industry
  • marketplace
  • transport
  • mercantilism
  • factory farm
  • building
  • butchering
  • agriculture
  • construction
  • storage
  • finance

Antonyms

  • volatile storage
  • software
  • non-volatile storage
  • nonvolatile storage

Etymology

  • busines (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. business

noun. ['ˈbɪznəs, ˈbɪznɪs'] the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money.

Synonyms

  • berth
  • sport
  • trade
  • billet
  • calling
  • activity
  • situation
  • profession
  • metier
  • work
  • post
  • accounting
  • position
  • line of work
  • medium
  • appointment
  • place
  • land
  • accountancy
  • catering
  • office
  • confectionery
  • career
  • photography
  • farming
  • biz
  • treadmill
  • line
  • game
  • spot
  • craft
  • employment
  • occupation
  • vocation
  • salt mine

Antonyms

  • disenchant
  • displease
  • disassembly
  • natural object

Etymology

  • busines (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. business

noun. ['ˈbɪznəs, ˈbɪznɪs'] an immediate objective.

Synonyms

  • occasions
  • objective
  • object
  • target

Antonyms

  • assembly
  • discontinuation
  • activation
  • sink

Etymology

  • busines (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. business

noun. ['ˈbɪznəs, ˈbɪznɪs'] a rightful concern or responsibility.

Synonyms

  • concern
  • worry
  • headache

Antonyms

  • buy
  • export
  • import
  • sell

Etymology

  • busines (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. business

noun. ['ˈbɪznəs, ˈbɪznɪs'] the volume of commercial activity.

Synonyms

  • trade
  • land-office business
  • business activity
  • patronage

Antonyms

  • divest
  • fire
  • unfasten
  • undock

Etymology

  • busines (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. business

noun. ['ˈbɪznəs, ˈbɪznɪs'] business concerns collectively.

Synonyms

  • big business
  • sector

Antonyms

  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis
  • dormant

Etymology

  • busines (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. big

adjective. ['ˈbɪg'] above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent.

Synonyms

  • walloping
  • sizable
  • bulky
  • monstrous
  • great
  • blown-up
  • deep
  • astronomical
  • large-scale
  • king-size
  • whacking
  • rangy
  • plumping
  • biggish
  • prodigious
  • ample
  • extensive
  • macroscopic
  • largish
  • monolithic
  • giant
  • king-sized
  • bear-sized
  • galactic
  • outsized
  • capacious
  • enormous
  • oversize
  • epic
  • mammoth
  • large
  • queen-sized
  • super
  • heroic
  • mountainous
  • lifesize
  • huge
  • overlarge
  • vast
  • enlarged
  • spacious
  • stupendous
  • banging
  • whopping
  • large-mouthed
  • Brobdingnagian
  • double
  • thumping
  • outsize
  • astronomic
  • jumbo
  • macro
  • oversized
  • massive
  • larger-than-life
  • larger
  • cosmic
  • life-sized
  • monumental
  • bigger
  • tremendous
  • hulky
  • titanic
  • sizeable
  • queen-size
  • size
  • puffy
  • humongous
  • volumed
  • man-sized
  • voluminous
  • bouffant
  • macroscopical
  • gigantic
  • colossal
  • grand
  • extended
  • hulking
  • medium-large
  • broad
  • immense
  • elephantine
  • too large
  • wide-ranging
  • gargantuan
  • life-size
  • wide

Antonyms

  • little
  • close
  • thin
  • artless

9. big

adjective. ['ˈbɪg'] significant.

Synonyms

  • important

Antonyms

  • narrow
  • superficial

10. big

adjective. ['ˈbɪg'] conspicuous in position or importance.

Synonyms

  • prominent
  • large

Antonyms

  • bad
  • loser
  • lowercase

Example sentences of the word big-business


1. Noun Phrase
Increasingly, government, in-house law firms and big business are seeking out legal pros willing to work from home.

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