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Synonyms for common
ˈkɒm əncom·mon

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  1. commonadjective

    Synonyms:
    ordinary, widespread, usual, normal, shared, mutual, standard

    Antonyms:
    rare, personal, uncommon, individual, unusual, few and far between

  2. commonadjective

    Mutual; shared by more than one.

    Synonyms:
    usual, mutual, shared, widespread, ordinary, standard, normal

    Antonyms:
    unusual, personal, uncommon, rare, few and far between, individual

  3. commonadjective

    Occurring or happening regularly or frequently; usual.

    It is common to find sharks off this coast.

    Synonyms:
    mutual, standard, ordinary, usual, shared, widespread, normal

    Antonyms:
    unusual, personal, few and far between, uncommon, rare, individual

  4. commonadjective

    Found in large numbers or in a large quantity.

    Sharks are common in these waters.

    Synonyms:
    normal, shared, standard, ordinary, usual, mutual, widespread

    Antonyms:
    rare, personal, uncommon, individual, few and far between, unusual

  5. commonadjective

    Simple, ordinary or vulgar.

    Synonyms:
    ordinary, widespread, usual, mutual, normal, shared, standard

    Antonyms:
    rare, personal, individual, unusual, uncommon, few and far between

  6. commonadjective

    In some languages, particularly Germanic languages, of the gender originating from the coalescence of the masculine and feminine categories of nouns.

    Synonyms:
    mutual, standard, widespread, usual, normal, shared, ordinary

    Antonyms:
    personal, unusual, few and far between, rare, uncommon, individual

  7. commonadjective

    Of or pertaining to uncapitalized nouns in English, i.e., common nouns vs. proper nouns

    Synonyms:
    normal, shared, usual, standard, ordinary, widespread, mutual

    Antonyms:
    individual, personal, rare, uncommon, unusual, few and far between

  8. commonadjective

    vernacular, referring to the name of a kind of plant or animal, i.e., common name vs. scientific name

    Synonyms:
    mutual, normal, shared, usual, ordinary, standard, widespread

    Antonyms:
    rare, uncommon, few and far between, unusual, personal, individual

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. common

    Common signifies frequently occurring, not out of the regular course, not exceptional; hence, not above the average, not excellent or distinguished, inferior, or even low; common also signifies pertaining to or participated in by two or more persons or things; as, sorrow is common to the race. General may signify pertaining equally to all of a class, race, etc., but very commonly signifies pertaining to the greater number, but not necessarily to all. Universal applies to all without exception; general applies to all with possible or comparatively slight exceptions; common applies to very many without deciding whether they are even a majority. A common remark is one we often hear; a general experience is one that comes to the majority of people; a universal experience is one from which no human being is exempt. It is dangerous for a debater to affirm a universal proposition, since that can be negatived by a single exception, while a general statement is not invalidated even by adducing many exceptions. We say a common opinion, common experience, a general rule, general truth, a universal law. Compare synonyms for NORMAL; USUAL.

    Synonyms:
    commonplace, customary, everyday, familiar, frequent, general, habitual, normal, ordinary, popular, prevalent, public, universal, usual

    Antonyms:
    exceptional, infrequent, rare, singular, uncommon, unknown, unusual

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. common

    Synonyms:
    ordinary, familiar, habitual, everyday, frequent, coarse, vulgar, low, mean, universal

    Antonyms:
    unusual, exceptional, scarce, rare, uncommon, refined, partial, infrequent, sporadic, egregious, excellent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. park, commons, common, greenadjective

    a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area

    "they went for a walk in the park"

    Synonyms:
    parkland, park, third estate, putting surface, ballpark, putting green, leafy vegetable, commonality, car park, jet, greenness, greens, green, commonalty, special K, parking area, commons, super acid, common land, parking lot, super C, honey oil, cat valium, viridity

    Antonyms:
    man-to-man, one-on-one, individual, superior, refined, various(a), red-carpet(a), single, rare, idiosyncratic, red carpet(a), extraordinary, especial(a), singular, special, strange, unwonted, individualist, respective(a), unshared, noble, individualistic, unusual, exceptional, formal, particular(a), several(a), uncommon

  2. commonadjective

    belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public

    "for the common good"; "common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community"

    Synonyms:
    usual, coarse, vulgar, vernacular, mutual, unwashed, uncouth, plebeian, rough-cut

    Antonyms:
    singular, especial(a), exceptional, one-on-one, individualistic, red-carpet(a), respective(a), unwonted, single, formal, man-to-man, individualist, rare, several(a), special, noble, unshared, strange, superior, unusual, red carpet(a), particular(a), idiosyncratic, refined, individual, various(a), uncommon, extraordinary

  3. commonadjective

    having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual

    "the common man"; "a common sailor"; "the common cold"; "a common nuisance"; "followed common procedure"; "it is common knowledge that she lives alone"; "the common housefly"; "a common brand of soap"

    Synonyms:
    usual, coarse, vulgar, vernacular, mutual, unwashed, uncouth, plebeian, rough-cut

    Antonyms:
    especial(a), red carpet(a), unusual, individual, uncommon, special, noble, various(a), idiosyncratic, single, individualist, rare, man-to-man, unwonted, particular(a), formal, extraordinary, several(a), red-carpet(a), unshared, superior, one-on-one, strange, refined, individualistic, respective(a), exceptional, singular

  4. common, mutualadjective

    common to or shared by two or more parties

    "a common friend"; "the mutual interests of management and labor"

    Synonyms:
    usual, coarse, vulgar, vernacular, mutual, unwashed, uncouth, reciprocal, plebeian, rough-cut

    Antonyms:
    singular, unshared, individual, idiosyncratic, especial(a), unusual, special, individualistic, rare, unwonted, exceptional, single, red-carpet(a), particular(a), one-on-one, individualist, uncommon, formal, noble, man-to-man, strange, red carpet(a), refined, extraordinary, several(a), superior, various(a), respective(a)

  5. common, usualadjective

    commonly encountered

    "a common (or familiar) complaint"; "the usual greeting"

    Synonyms:
    usual, coarse, vulgar, vernacular, mutual, unwashed, uncouth, plebeian, rough-cut

    Antonyms:
    extraordinary, refined, respective(a), one-on-one, uncommon, individualist, unwonted, individual, unshared, red carpet(a), particular(a), especial(a), strange, man-to-man, various(a), red-carpet(a), exceptional, unusual, noble, superior, singular, special, several(a), rare, single, individualistic, formal, idiosyncratic

  6. common, vernacular, vulgaradjective

    being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language

    "common parlance"; "a vernacular term"; "vernacular speakers"; "the vulgar tongue of the masses"; "the technical and vulgar names for an animal species"

    Synonyms:
    usual, coarse, vulgar, vernacular, mutual, unwashed, uncouth, crude, earthy, plebeian, rough-cut, gross

    Antonyms:
    particular(a), extraordinary, unwonted, unusual, single, special, superior, man-to-man, noble, idiosyncratic, red-carpet(a), formal, individualistic, individual, several(a), rare, various(a), refined, individualist, singular, strange, respective(a), exceptional, red carpet(a), uncommon, unshared, one-on-one, especial(a)

  7. common, plebeian, vulgar, unwashedadjective

    of or associated with the great masses of people

    "the common people in those days suffered greatly"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "his square plebeian nose"; "a vulgar and objectionable person"; "the unwashed masses"

    Synonyms:
    usual, coarse, vulgar, vernacular, mutual, unwashed, uncouth, crude, earthy, plebeian, rough-cut, gross

    Antonyms:
    formal, unusual, rare, one-on-one, red-carpet(a), individual, refined, red carpet(a), single, superior, extraordinary, unwonted, noble, especial(a), special, idiosyncratic, individualist, strange, uncommon, various(a), man-to-man, several(a), singular, individualistic, respective(a), particular(a), exceptional, unshared

  8. coarse, commonadjective

    of low or inferior quality or value

    "of what coarse metal ye are molded"- Shakespeare; "produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population"

    Synonyms:
    usual, coarse, rough-cut, vulgar, vernacular, mutual, unwashed, uncouth, plebeian, harsh

    Antonyms:
    noble, extraordinary, idiosyncratic, individualist, singular, single, special, unusual, rare, strange, various(a), respective(a), uncommon, individualistic, refined, unshared, particular(a), formal, individual, red carpet(a), red-carpet(a), superior, unwonted, man-to-man, several(a), exceptional, one-on-one, especial(a)

  9. coarse, common, rough-cut, uncouth, vulgaradjective

    lacking refinement or cultivation or taste

    "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human being"; "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy"; "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence"; "the vulgar display of the newly rich"

    Synonyms:
    usual, coarse, rough-cut, vulgar, vernacular, mutual, unwashed, uncouth, crude, earthy, gross, roughhewn, plebeian, harsh

    Antonyms:
    several(a), one-on-one, unusual, uncommon, single, extraordinary, rare, formal, exceptional, unshared, superior, noble, man-to-man, idiosyncratic, strange, especial(a), refined, special, individualist, respective(a), red-carpet(a), singular, various(a), unwonted, red carpet(a), individualistic, particular(a), individual

  10. commonadjective

    to be expected; standard

    "common decency"

    Synonyms:
    usual, coarse, vulgar, vernacular, mutual, unwashed, uncouth, plebeian, rough-cut

    Antonyms:
    singular, man-to-man, various(a), formal, unwonted, unshared, individual, uncommon, especial(a), refined, special, superior, unusual, idiosyncratic, several(a), exceptional, noble, individualist, strange, respective(a), one-on-one, particular(a), rare, extraordinary, single, individualistic, red-carpet(a), red carpet(a)

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. commonadjective

    Synonyms:
    public, belonging to all, for the use of all

  2. commonadjective

    Synonyms:
    general, universal, used by all

  3. commonadjective

    Synonyms:
    usual, frequent, habitual, customary, every-day, often met with

  4. commonadjective

    Synonyms:
    trite, stale, threadbare, hackneyed, commonplace, not new, worn out

  5. commonadjective

    Synonyms:
    ordinary, vulgar, low, inferior, not distinguished (by high birth, attainments or character)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. commonadjective

    Synonyms:
    public, general, customary, usual, ordinary, unexceptional, commonplace, inconspicuous, average, mediocre, plebeian, proletarian

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How to use common in a sentence?

  1. Nick Pope:

    As is the case in the UFO community as a whole, MUFON members have a range of different views on the mystery, and, while bound together by a common interest, are a diverse group.

  2. Robin Foroutan:

    It’s totally a common thing.

  3. Central African Republic Pope Francis:

    We must remain united to prevent any action from either side that disfigures the face of God or has at its base the goal of defending particular interests at the expense of the common good.

  4. Peter Hancock:

    There is a lot of common ground.

  5. Geoff Maslen:

    The common way( for people to avoid swooping) is to grab a big stick and wave it over their heads when they're headed through magpie territory, i've noticed several cyclists around here have stalks stuck to their helmets to try to stop the magpies from colliding with them.


Translations for common

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  • مشتركArabic
  • уртаҡBashkir
  • агу́льныBelarusian
  • разпространен, обикновен, общBulgarian
  • comú, comunaCatalan, Valencian
  • běžný, obvyklý, obyčejný, společnýCzech
  • comminsWelsh
  • sædvanlig, fælles, fælleskøn, almindelig, vanlig, fælledDanish
  • gemeinschaftlich, häufig, gemein, Gemein-, gewöhnlich, nicht ungewöhnlich, gemeinsam, verbreitetGerman
  • κοινόςGreek
  • comúnSpanish
  • شایع, رایج, معمولی, معمول, مشترکPersian
  • yhteismaa, yleinen, tavallinen, yhteisomaisuus, yhteinenFinnish
  • commune, commun, ordinaireFrench
  • coiteannIrish
  • àbhaisteach, cumanta, coitcheannScottish Gaelic
  • comúnGalician
  • שכיח, רגילה, משותפת, נפוצה, משותף, נפוץ, רגיל, שכיחהHebrew
  • közönségesHungarian
  • սովորական, հասարակArmenian
  • communInterlingua
  • umumIndonesian
  • komuna, ordinaraIdo
  • grossolano, grossolana, comune, volgare, ordinario, ordinariaItalian
  • 通常, 相互, 共通Japanese
  • 상호, 통상Korean
  • communisLatin
  • sama, biasaMalay
  • gemeen, gewone, veelvoorkomend, gemeengoed, gemene, commuun, meent, gewoonDutch
  • vanlig, felleskjønnNorwegian
  • comunOccitan
  • powszechny, pospolity, zwyczajny, zwykły, męsko-żeński, powszedni, wspólnyPolish
  • comumPortuguese
  • obișnuit, comun, uzualRomanian
  • обычный, повседневный, взаимный, обыкновенный, простой, повсеместный, общий род, распространённый, обыденный, общийRussian
  • skúpenSlovene
  • allmän, gemensam, vanlig, allmänning, utrumSwedish
  • సామాన్య, మామూలుTelugu
  • загальнийUkrainian
  • عامUrdu
  • thường, chung, bình thường, thông thườngVietnamese
  • 常见Chinese

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