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Definitions of common:

part of speech: noun

A tract of open land, used in common by the inhabitants of a town, parish, etc.

part of speech: noun

Commonness.

part of speech: noun

A tract of ground belonging to no one in particular or open to the use of all.

part of speech: noun

A tract of open public land.

part of speech: adjective

Belonging equally to more than one: public: general: usual: frequent: easy to be had: of little value: vulgar.

part of speech: adjective

Belonging equally to more than one; serving for the use of all; usual or ordinary; without rank; not distinguished by superior excellence; in gram., applied to nouns that are both masc. and fem.

part of speech: adjective

Belonging equally to more than one; as common to the human race; public; usual; frequent; inferior; of low birth or origin; in grammar, applied to both masculine and feminine gender, or to any individual of a class; as, a common noun.

Usage examples for common:

  • Use a little common sense. "The Window at the White Cat", Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • He may have been on the common "The Squire's Daughter", Silas K(itto) Hocking
  • " Mitchell's a common enough name," said Ulyth. "For the Sake of the School", Angela Brazil
  • I have some Lampton common sense." "There was a King in Egypt", Norma Lorimer
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