Commons Meaning and Definition


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Commons meaning

Word: Commons

How to pronounce: ˈkɔmənz

How to pronounce: ˈkɒmən

Plural noun

Definitions:

1. A dining hall in a residential school or college.

Example sentences: "Cassida says you're an idiot for forgetting that she hates the dining commons and can't eat there anyway."

2. Land or resources belonging to or affecting the whole of a community.

Example sentences: "Communities dependent upon the commons do not have social regulations and that group ownership is an inferior solution."

3. The common people regarded as a part of a political system, especially in Britain.

4. Provisions shared in common; rations.


Synonyms:

common land

common people

public

commonalty

commonality


Synonyms:

ordinary

simple

general

overall

share

majority

widespread

universal

ubiquitous

generic

global

customary

generally accepted

frequent

communal

public

everyday

workaday

normal

standard

average

generally

usually

joint

cooperative

shared

vulgar

gross

rough

popular

commonly known

usual

familiar

prevailing

routine

household

collaborative

mutual

conjoint

combined

pooled

unremarkable

prosaic

mediocre

unexceptional

vernacular

humble

crude

bad

wretched


Antonyms:

specific

peculiar

private

particular

special

individual

separate

personal

person


Derivations:

common

commonality

commonplace

commonness

commoner

commonalty

Commons

commonage

commonly


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Commons in Other Languages...

Spanish: Común

German: Commons

French: Commun

Italian: Comune

Turkish: Avam


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