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common

com·mon

common

 
pronunciation:
ka mn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
phrases:
in common
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: commoner, commonest
definition 1: shared with another or others.
The two families use a common kitchen.My friends and I have a common interest in football.
synonyms:
joint, public
antonyms:
personal, private
definition 2: typical; easily found.
Pigeons are common in our part of the country.Snow is common in winter.
synonyms:
current, familiar, general, ordinary, usual
antonyms:
distinctive, individual, rare, unusual
similar words:
average, commonplace, conventional, customary, everyday, habitual, homely, mere, popular, widespread
definition 3: often seen or happening.
A sore throat and cough are common symptoms of a cold.It's a dangerous curve, and accidents are common.
antonyms:
freak, rare, uncommon
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (often plural) an area of land that can be used by everybody.
People come to Boston Common to relax, play sports, and picnic.
similar words:
green, mall, park, plaza, square
phrase: in common
derivation: commonness (n.)
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  • commonly:
    usually, often
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