Definitions of common:
  • noun:   a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
  • adjective:   of or associated with the great masses of people
    Example: "The common people in those days suffered greatly"
  • adjective:   to be expected; standard
    Example: "Common decency"
  • adjective:   common to or shared by two or more parties
    Example: "A common friend"
  • adjective:   of no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual
    Example: "The common man"
  • adjective:   belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    Example: "For the common good"
  • adjective:   commonly encountered
    Example: "A common (or familiar) complaint"
  • adjective:   being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language
    Example: "Common parlance"
  • adjective:   lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
    Example: "Behavior that branded him as common"
  • adjective:   of low or inferior quality or value
    Example: "Produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #36061)

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