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Entry Word: common
Function: adjective
Text: 1 often observed or encountered <horse ranches are a common sight in that part of the state>
Synonyms commonplace, everyday, familiar, frequent, garden, household, ordinary, routine, ubiquitous, usual
Related Words normal, regular, standard; general, universal; ceaseless, constant, continual, continuous, incessant, unceasing; popular, prevailing, prevalent, rampant; perennial, recurrent, repeated
Near Antonyms aberrant, abnormal, irregular, unnatural; intermittent, occasional, sporadic
Antonyms extraordinary, infrequent, rare, uncommon, unfamiliar, unusual
2 being of the type that is encountered in the normal course of events <a common sparrow> -- see ORDINARY 1
3 belonging or relating to the whole <facts of common knowledge> -- see GENERAL 1
4 belonging to the class of people of low social or economic rank <the common folk> -- see IGNOBLE 1
5 held by or applicable to a majority of the people <the common good> -- see GENERAL 3
6 used or done by a number of people as a group <had several features in common> -- see COLLECTIVE
7 of average to below average quality <a common ordinary blanket> -- see MEDIOCRE 1
8 of low quality <common unskilled labor> -- see CHEAP 2
9 lacking in refinement or good taste <common manners> -- see COARSE 2