common

common [adj1] average, ordinary accepted, banal, bourgeois, casual, characteristic, colloquial, comformable, commonplace, conventional, current, customary, daily, everyday, familiar, frequent, general, habitual, hackneyed, homely, humdrum, informal, mediocre, monotonous, natural, obscure, passable, plain, prevailing, prevalent, probable, prosaic, regular, routine, run-of-the-mill*, simple, stale, standard, stereotyped, stock, trite, trivial, typical, undistinguished, universal, unvaried, usual, wearisome, workaday, worn-out; concept 547 —Ant. abnormal, extraordinary, infrequent, noteworthy, rare, scarce, uncommon, unusual, valuable common [adj2] generally known; held in common accepted, coincident, collective, communal, communistic, community, commutual, congruous, conjoint, conjunct, constant, corporate, correspondent, customary, general, generic, in common, intermutual, joint, like, mutual, popular, prevailing, prevalent, public, reciprocal, shared, social, socialistic, united, universal, usual, well-known, widespread; concept 530 common [adj3] low, coarse baseborn, characterless, cheap, colorless, crass, declassé, hack, hackneyed, impure, inferior, low-grade, mean, middling, nondescript, passable, pedestrian, Philistine, plebeian, poor, prosy, raffish, secondclass, second-rate, shoddy, sleazy, stale, trite, undistinguished, vulgar; concepts 401,545 —Ant. aristocratic, cultured, excellent, high, noble, refined, sophisticated, superior

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  • common — com·mon 1 adj 1 a: of or relating to a community at large: public common defense b: known to the community a common thief 2: belonging to or shared by two or more persons or things or by all members of a group …   Law dictionary

  • Common — Com mon, a. [Compar. {Commoner}; superl. {Commonest}.] [OE. commun, comon, OF. comun, F. commun, fr. L. communis; com + munis ready to be of service; cf. Skr. mi to make fast, set up, build, Goth. gamains common, G. gemein, and E. mean low,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Common — in einer Ausgabe von Men s Health (2006) Common (* 13. März 1972 in Chicago, Illinois; bürgerlicher Name Lonnie Rashid Lynn) ist ein US amerikanischer Rapper und Schauspieler. Inhaltsverzeich …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Common — Datos generales Nombre real Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. Nacimi …   Wikipedia Español

  • common — [käm′ən] adj. [ME commun < OFr comun < L communis (OL comoinis), shared by all or many < IE * kom moini , common (< * kom,COM + * moini , achievement < base * mei , to exchange, barter) > OE gemæne, public, general, Ger gemein:… …   English World dictionary

  • common — adj 1 *universal, general, generic Analogous words: shared, partaken, participated (see SHARE vb): joined or joint, united, conjoined, connected, associated (see corresponding verbs at JOIN): merged, blended, amalgamated (see MIX) Antonyms:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Common — Com mon, n. 1. The people; the community. [Obs.] The weal o the common. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. An inclosed or uninclosed tract of ground for pleasure, for pasturage, etc., the use of which belongs to the public; or to a number of persons. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • common — ► ADJECTIVE (commoner, commonest) 1) occurring, found, or done often; not rare. 2) without special qualities, rank, or position; ordinary. 3) of the most familiar type. 4) showing a lack of taste and refinement supposedly typical of the lower… …   English terms dictionary

  • Common — Com mon, v. i. 1. To converse together; to discourse; to confer. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Embassadors were sent upon both parts, and divers means of entreaty were commoned of. Grafton. [1913 Webster] 2. To participate. [Obs.] Sir T. More. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • common — see mutual …   Modern English usage

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