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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 Law

  • laframboise
  • francoise
  • francois
  • brisbois
  • langlois
  • harnois
  • gravois
  • contois
  • comtois
  • cheng-hua
  • chargois
  • bourgeois
  • bogota
  • voila
  • valois
  • trnka
  • suhua
  • sirois
  • salois
  • markkaa
  • macgraw
  • lavoie
  • duboise
  • dubois
  • baccarat
  • artois
  • vrba
  • sanaa
  • refah
  • pasha

Sentences with common-law


1. Noun Phrase
Arkansas regards guardianship as a fundamental legal proceeding dating back to Roman civil and English common law.

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. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] the collection of rules imposed by authority.

Synonyms

  • aggregation
  • commercial law
  • tax law
  • precedent
  • ecclesiastical law
  • sharia
  • civil law
  • law of the land
  • collection
  • mercantile law
  • law of nations
  • statutory law
  • securities law
  • martial law
  • international law
  • shariah law
  • accumulation
  • canon law
  • administrative law
  • jurisprudence
  • law merchant
  • military law
  • Mosaic law
  • sharia law
  • assemblage
  • common law
  • shariah
  • Islamic law
  • case law

Antonyms

  • international law
  • push
  • repel
  • abduct

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity.

Synonyms

  • organic law
  • prohibition
  • RICO
  • poor law
  • gag law
  • homestead law
  • public law
  • anti-drug law
  • fundamental law
  • Riot Act
  • antitrust law
  • constitution
  • instrument
  • statute of limitations
  • blue law
  • jurisprudence
  • Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act
  • legal document
  • official document
  • RICO Act
  • anti-racketeering law
  • legal instrument
  • antitrust legislation

Antonyms

  • disassembly
  • civilian
  • pull
  • attract

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society.

Synonyms

  • principle
  • conception
  • concept
  • divine law
  • natural law
  • construct

Antonyms

  • pleasure principle
  • reality principle
  • yang
  • yin

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature.

Synonyms

  • Archimedes' principle
  • Avogadro's hypothesis
  • distribution law
  • equilibrium law
  • law of averages
  • concept
  • law of large numbers
  • Mendel's law
  • Planck's radiation law
  • Avogadro's law
  • Benford's law
  • exclusion principle
  • Pauli exclusion principle
  • principle of relativity
  • periodic law
  • law of nature
  • law of partial pressures
  • power law
  • law of reciprocal proportions
  • law of effect
  • Mariotte's law
  • Kirchhoff's laws
  • law of thermodynamics
  • law of diminishing returns
  • Stevens' law
  • Henry's law
  • law of gravitation
  • Ohm's law
  • Planck's law
  • law of multiple proportions
  • Dalton's law of partial pressures
  • law of chemical equilibrium
  • Hubble law
  • Newton's law of motion
  • law of motion
  • law of mass action
  • theory
  • Boyle's law
  • all-or-none law
  • Weber's law
  • Fechner's law
  • law of constant proportion
  • Dalton's law
  • Mendeleev's law
  • law of definite proportions
  • Kepler's law
  • law of Archimedes
  • Coulomb's Law
  • Weber-Fechner law
  • Kepler's law of planetary motion
  • Charles's law
  • principle
  • law of equivalent proportions
  • Bernoulli's law
  • Bose-Einstein statistics
  • conception
  • Pascal's law of fluid pressures
  • Hooke's law
  • Newton's law of gravitation
  • Pascal's law
  • Gay-Lussac's law
  • Stevens' power law
  • construct
  • Fermi-Dirac statistics
  • Newton's law
  • rule
  • Hubble's law

Antonyms

  • uncreativeness
  • ending
  • level
  • fauna

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. law

noun. ['ˈlɔ, ˈlɑː'] the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do.

Synonyms

  • contract law
  • matrimonial law
  • patent law
  • corporation law
  • jurisprudence
  • legal philosophy

Antonyms

  • defense
  • prosecution
  • succeeding
  • decrease

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lawe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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