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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 Cold

  • uncontrolled
  • decontrolled
  • undersold
  • controlled
  • withhold
  • patrolled
  • oversold
  • fourfold
  • foretold
  • extolled
  • consoled
  • uphold
  • untold
  • unsold
  • unfold
  • twofold
  • strolled
  • resold
  • remold
  • outsold
  • machold
  • enrolled
  • enfold
  • cajoled
  • behold
  • scold
  • paroled
  • ahold
  • wold
  • vold

How do you pronounce common cold?

Pronounce common cold as ˈkɑmən koʊld.

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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. cold

adjective. ['ˈkoʊld'] having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration.

Synonyms

  • arctic
  • refrigerant
  • shivery
  • frigid
  • snappy
  • ice-cold
  • glacial
  • icy
  • frigorific
  • rimy
  • heatless
  • raw
  • chilly
  • nippy
  • unwarmed
  • rimed
  • cool
  • gelid
  • parky
  • refrigerating
  • cutting
  • polar
  • nipping
  • unheated
  • temperature
  • frozen
  • frosty
  • crisp
  • acold
  • bleak
  • stone-cold
  • frore
  • refrigerated

Antonyms

  • unfrozen
  • hot
  • unglazed
  • clothed

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. cold

adjective. ['ˈkoʊld'] extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion.

Synonyms

  • frosty
  • passionless
  • emotionalism
  • frigid
  • cool
  • emotionless
  • emotionality
  • glacial
  • icy
  • wintry

Antonyms

  • unemotionality
  • warm
  • hot
  • cooked

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. cold

noun. ['ˈkoʊld'] a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs).

Synonyms

  • respiratory illness
  • respiratory disorder
  • communicable disease
  • head cold
  • respiratory disease
  • common cold

Antonyms

  • concentration
  • equatorial
  • same
  • noncrucial

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. cold

noun. ['ˈkoʊld'] the absence of heat.

Synonyms

  • temperature
  • chill
  • gelidity
  • chilliness
  • frigidness
  • low temperature
  • cool
  • pressor
  • iciness
  • nip
  • frostiness
  • coldness
  • vasoconstrictive
  • coolness
  • vasoconstrictor

Antonyms

  • heat
  • discomposure
  • agitated
  • discomposed

Etymology

  • cald (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with common-cold


1. Noun Phrase
Getting more garlic in your diet may also help you fight off the common cold, although the National Institute of Health says more research is necessary before recommendations can be made.

2. Noun Phrase
An allergic reaction can cause symptoms that are similar to the common cold, but are not the result of a virus.

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