Business synonyms

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A record of business conducted at a meeting; proceedings.
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Plural form of contract
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The act or process of negotiating:
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Industry and trade
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(Up to the 1920s, archaic) Shopping, going to market.
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The sale of merchandise in connection with an established brand, such as a sports team or a film.
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The government agency in charge of collecting these duties, or any of its offices
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The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business.
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A card game in which the players buy from one another trumps or whole hands, upon a chance of getting the highest trump dealt, which entitles the holder to the pool of stakes.
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The act of one who haggles.
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A store or shop that sells agricultural produce:
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The doctrine that arose in Europe with the decline of feudalism, that the economic interests of the nation could be strengthened by the government by protection of home industries, as through tariffs, by increased foreign trade, as through monopolies, and by a balance of exports over imports, with a consequent accumulation of bullion
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Industry and trade
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Industry and trade
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The policy or practice of letting people act without interference or direction; noninterference; specif., the policy of letting the owners of industry and business fix the rules of competition, the conditions of labor, etc. as they please, without governmental regulation or control
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The freedom of private businesses to operate competitively for profit with minimal government regulation.
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A particular style or manner of playing a game:
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A dishonest or fraudulent business or practice.
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(Uncountable, UK) The business given to a commercial establishment by its customers.
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An occupation or career:
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That which is done or is to be done; matter; concern; business of any kind, commercial, professional, or public; — often in the plural.
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Interest in or regard for a person or thing
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A person or group of persons holding such a right, claim, or share:
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(UK, business) A business partnership; the name under which it trades.
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The definition of company is a guest or a group of people associated with each other.
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A business establishment for commercial agents or factors in a foreign country.
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(Informal) a boxing match, fistfight
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A great amount or number; abundance
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The business cycle
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A tallowlike substance that honeybees secrete and use for building their honeycomb: it is used in candles, polishes, etc.
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In negligence law, the level of caution and prudence demanded in the conduct of a person in a given situation. The appropriate level is determined by measuring the potential dangers in the particular situation, the risk that the person’s actions might bring the risk to fruition, and the possible ways of minimizing or eliminating the risk. In some situations, the level of care owed is determined by statute. See also reasonable man, malpractice, and negligence.
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An unrestricted or favourable opportunity for action, operation, or achievement.
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An occupation, career, interest, etc. to which one devotes time and energy
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A pickup truck with a gun mounted on it.
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A minute formal point, detail, etc. brought to bear upon a main issue
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A person detailed to watch; sentry
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business concerns collectively
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The act of one who bargains.
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(Aviation) A horizontal turn.
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The activity of working as an intermediary, making a profit from by buying and selling things, or making contracts between parties.
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Having dues and fees paid up to date for a club or society.
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Of or having to do with the coinage or currency of a country
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The definition of commerce means the buying and selling goods on a large scale or social relations.
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(telephony, US only?) The fourth through sixth digits of a ten-digit phone number (the first three before the introduction of area codes).
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The business of moving passengers and cargo through a transportation system.
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The act or practice of bartering.
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A sector of an economy:
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Industry and trade
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Industry and trade
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Industry and trade
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Industry and trade
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Plural form of dealing
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Plural form of affair
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The amount or value of goods and services sold.
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A business establishment; an office or a center of activity.
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Such a body created for purposes of government.
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An establishing or being established
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A company, business, organization, or other purposeful endeavor.
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The persons participating in such a business entity.
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An organization, society, or corporation having a public purpose, as a school, church, bank, hospital, etc.
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A building used by people for something other than a main residence (typically with qualifying word). [from 10th c.]
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A corporate entity that owns or otherwise controls a group of other corporations that engage in unrelated businesses or industries.
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A temporary alliance of two or more business firms in a common venture
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The definition of a syndicate is a group that was designed or established to serve a common purpose, or is an entity that supplies news information to many newspapers and other media outlets all at the same time.
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The whole of the property held in trust
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A situation, by legal privilege or other agreement, in which solely one party (company, cartel etc.) exclusively provides a particular product or service, dominating that market and generally exerting powerful control over it.
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A corporation organized to hold bonds or stocks of other corporations, often thereby controlling those corporations
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An agreement between competing business concerns to establish controls over production, market, and prices for common profit.
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The business cycle
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The business cycle
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The definition of commercial is something related to doing business or for business purposes.
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(In noun compounds) Plastic surgery.
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The definition of incorporated is combined or put together into one unit.
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Manifested in or involving practice:
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Concerned with actual practice, everyday affairs, etc., not with theory or speculation; practical
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Of, or relating to a subsidy
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The state or quality of being active; nimbleness; agility; vigorous action or operation; energy; active force; as, an increasing variety of human activities.
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Products of this activity; imaginative works considered as a group:
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(Law) Property, as of a business, a bankrupt, etc.
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The definition of an avocation is something a person does in addition to his main job, particularly for pleasure or interest.
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(Mathematics) A collection of objects, disregarding order, but (unlike a set) in which elements may be repeated.
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An occupation, profession, or career.
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One's progress through life or in one's work
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(Law) A suit or action in court; any legal process by which a party endeavors to obtain his claim, or what he regards as his right; case; ground of action.
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The clients of a professional person or practice considered as a group.
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A tendency to value profit over everything else.
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In corporate law, the union of two or more corporations into a new corporation along with the dissolution of the original corporations. See also merger.
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An occupation or trade requiring manual dexterity or skilled artistry.
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(Geology) Folding or faulting that affects a relatively large area.
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Required action or service:
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(Economics) The number or percentage of people at work
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(Economics) A resource used in the production of goods or services, a factor of production.
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The ship that carries the commander of a fleet or other large naval unit and displays his flag
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(Mining) A method of ore separation in which finely powdered ore is introduced into a bubbling solution to which oils are added: certain minerals float on the surface, and others sink
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The special action or physiological property of an organ or a body part.
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The socio-economic system based upon the industrial production of manufactured goods, rather than on agriculture.
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The work accomplished by, or the role in production of, all workers, esp. workers for wages
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Course of conduct, thought, occupation, or policy; method of argument; department of industry, trade, or intellectual activity. [from earlier 17th c.]
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Activity pursued as a livelihood
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Activity pursued as a livelihood
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An activity or task with which one occupies oneself; usually specifically the productive activity, service, trade, or craft for which one is regularly paid; a job.
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A function or duty assigned to someone, esp. as an essential part of his or her work or position
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A group of people associated in some undertaking or activity, as a military unit, business, ranch, etc.
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The giving of protection or support; sponsorship; all of the clients or customers of a business; clientele; political favors, such as appointing to governmental positions in exchange for political support.
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(Informal) A house or home.
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The state of being a proprietor; ownership
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The definition of a route is a path for travel.
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Situation is the way something is positioned as compared to its surroundings, or the status of the circumstances, or the combination of circumstances at a specific point in time.
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A civil magistrate or similar government official in some European countries.
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A function to be performed; an objective:
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Computers and the Internet - The ability to perform basic thinking processes much faster enables business, science and commerce to proceed much more efficiently.
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Something on which a risk is taken, as the merchandise in a commercial enterprise or a stake in gambling
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The action or effect of an agency:
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To diversify is defined as to divide up and add variety.
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An entertaining or being entertained
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The definition of fun is something that brings pleasure, joy or playfulness.
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A source of enjoyment or delight:
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Exercise
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Unemployment is defined as the situation of being without a job.
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(Of food) intended to be eaten off the premises
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Activity pursued as a livelihood
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The state of being an employee; employment.
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Something that is the subject of discussion, concern, action, etc.; thing or affair
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A particular state of affairs; a situation:
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(Art, painting and sculpture) The attitude or position of the several parts of the body as expressive of the sentiment or passion depicted.
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A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
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Plural form of transaction
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Something that concerns or involves one personally
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incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect
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Action, gestures, etc. going on aside from the main action or conversation, as in a play
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the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
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the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
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a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
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a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
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a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
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An association of people or groups united for the furtherance of political or commercial interests.
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A commercial enterprise
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(Uncountable, economics) Already-produced durable goods available for use as a factor of production, such as steam shovels (equipment) and office buildings (structures).
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An area of knowledge, activity, or interest:
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Synonym Study

  • Industry refers chiefly to the large-scale manufacture of commodities
  • Commerce and trade both refer to the distribution or exchange of commodities, esp. as this involves their transportation, but commerce generally implies such activity on a large scale between cities, countries, etc.
  • Business , in this comparison, refers generally to the buying and selling of commodities and services and connotes a profit motive
Find another word for business. In this page you can discover 147 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for business, like: transaction, contracts, negotiation, trading, marketing, merchandising, custom, undertaking, speculation, haggling and market.