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1. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public.

Synonyms

  • communal
  • joint
  • public
  • commonness

Antonyms

  • individuality
  • individual
  • outfield
  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Common

  • strommen
  • ducommun
  • plamann
  • thommen
  • raman
  • rahman
  • lahmann
  • lahman
  • hamann
  • dahman
  • bahman
  • ommen
  • aman
  • ahmann

How do you pronounce common?

Pronounce common as ˈkɑmən.

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Sentences with common


1. Adjective
Team-building activities help develop camaraderie and trust so that everyone will work together toward a common goal.

Quotes about common


1. I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough..
- Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

2. I'm an off-the-charts introvert. To me, being around groups of strangers is exhausting. I've had to sort of train myself to think about two tactics: finding common ground and invoking humor.
- Sam Yagan

3. Michael Pollan is a champion. In all ways. A man of great integrity, humor, and common sense and kindness.
- Maira Kalman

2. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual.

Synonyms

  • average
  • popular
  • demotic
  • commonplaceness
  • commonness
  • grassroots
  • ordinary
  • standard
  • frequent
  • general
  • everydayness
  • usual

Antonyms

  • uncommon
  • uncommonness
  • extraordinary
  • infield

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

3. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] common to or shared by two or more parties.

Synonyms

  • mutual

Antonyms

  • unusualness
  • extraordinariness

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

4. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] commonly encountered.

Synonyms

  • usual

Antonyms

  • achromatic
  • ripe

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

5. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language.

Synonyms

  • vernacular
  • vulgar

Antonyms

  • sophisticated
  • well
  • unite

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

6. common

noun. ['ˈkɑːmən'] a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area.

Synonyms

  • piece of ground
  • green
  • village green
  • parcel
  • park
  • populated area
  • commons
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • pleasure ground
  • funfair
  • urban area
  • amusement park

Antonyms

  • abnormality
  • incidental
  • layman
  • unorthodox

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

7. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] of or associated with the great masses of people.

Synonyms

  • vulgar
  • plebeian
  • unwashed

Antonyms

  • unwrap
  • uncover
  • appointive
  • undemocratic

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

8. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] to be expected; standard.

Antonyms

  • immoderate

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

9. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] of low or inferior quality or value.

Synonyms

  • coarse

Antonyms

  • elegance
  • particularity

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

10. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] lacking refinement or cultivation or taste.

Synonyms

  • coarse
  • unrefined
  • vulgar
  • uncouth

Antonyms

  • abnormal
  • unpopular
  • unpopularity
  • classical

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)
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