Another word for business
Industry and trade
commerce, exchange, trade, traffic, barter, industry, venture, commercial enterprise, gainful occupation, buying and selling, negotiation, production and distribution, dealings, affairs, sales, contracts, bargaining, trading, transaction, banking, marketing, merchandising, custom, undertaking, speculation, haggling, market, mercantilism, wholesale and retail, capital and labor, laissez-faire, free enterprise, game*, racket*, wheeling and dealing*.
One's proper concerns
A commercial enterprise
firm, company, factory, manufacturer, mill, store, shop, corporation, concern, combine, establishment, enterprise, partnership, institution, house, outfit, market, conglomerate, consortium, syndicate, cartel, trust, monopoly, holding company, mutual company, pool.
Some large well-known businesses include: Amoco, American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T), Boeing Corporation, Chevron, Chrysler Corporation, Coca-Cola, ConAgra, Dow Chemical, Eastman Kodak, Exxon, Ford Motor Company, General Dynamics, General Electric, General Motors, DuPont, International Business Machines (IBM), Microsoft, Union Carbide, International Telephone and Telegraph (IT & T), Mobil Oil, PepsiCo, Philip Morris, Procter & Gamble, Shell Oil, Sony, Texaco, Xerox.
The business cycle
business, in this comparison, refers generally to the buying and selling of commodities and services and connotes a profit motive; 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.; industry refers chiefly to the large-scale manufacture of commoditiesdo business with
Another word for businessnoun
Activity pursued as a livelihood:art, calling, career, craft, employment, job, line, mÃ©tier, occupation, profession, pursuit, trade, vocation, work. (Slang) racket. (Archaic) employ. See action
Commercial, industrial, or professional activity in general:commerce, industry, trade, trading, traffic. See action
A commercial organization:company, concern, corporation, enterprise, establishment, firm2, house. (Informal) outfit. See group
The commercial transactions of customers with a supplier:custom, patronage, trade, traffic. See transactions
Something that concerns or involves one personally:affair, concern, lookout. See relevant
Something to be done, considered, or dealt with:affair, matter, thing. See thing