Definition of Commons

1. Noun. A piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area. "They went for a walk in the park"

Exact synonyms: Common, Green, Park
Specialized synonyms: Amusement Park, Funfair, Pleasure Ground, Village Green
Generic synonyms: Parcel, Parcel Of Land, Piece Of Ground, Piece Of Land, Tract
Group relationships: Populated Area, Urban Area
Specialized synonyms: Central Park
Derivative terms: Common



2. Noun. A pasture subject to common use.
Exact synonyms: Common Land
Generic synonyms: Grazing Land, Lea, Ley, Pasture, Pastureland

3. Noun. A class composed of persons lacking clerical or noble rank.
Exact synonyms: Commonality, Commonalty
Generic synonyms: Class, Social Class, Socio-economic Class, Stratum
Derivative terms: Common, Common

4. Noun. The common people.

Definition of Commons

1. n. pl. The mass of the people, as distinguished from the titled classes or nobility; the commonalty; the common people.

Definition of Commons

1. Proper noun. (politics) The House of Commons, part of the parliament under the Westminister system of parliamentary democracy. ¹

2. Proper noun. (British politics) The House of Commons, part of the parliament of the United Kingdom. ¹

3. Proper noun. (Canada politics) The House of Commons, part of the parliament of Canada. ¹

4. Noun. (plural of common#Noun common) ¹

5. Noun. A dining hall, usually at a college or university. ¹

6. Noun. A central section of (usually an older) town, designated as a shared area, a common. ¹

7. Noun. (figuratively) The mutual good of all; the abstract concept of resources shared by more than one, for example air, water, information. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Commons

1. common [n] - See also: common

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commons

commonize
commonized
commonizes
commonizing
commonly
commonness
commonnesses
commonplace
commonplace book
commonplace books
commonplaced
commonplacely
commonplaceness
commonplaces
commonplacing
commons (current term)
commonsense
commonsensible
commonsensical
commonty
commonweal
commonweals
commonwealth
commonwealthman
commonwealthmen
commonwealths
commonwealthsman
commonwealthsmen
commorance
commorances

Literary usage of Commons

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1. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1899)
"Case fuit que tiel forme, Les commons sont ... r'mes a les commons, et 1ls passent ceo, Les commons sont ... al commons; 4M " Rot. Parl.," vol. iii, p. ..."

2. The Puritans: Or, The Church, Court, and Parliament of England, During the by Samuel Hopkins (1860)
"PETITIONS INTRODUCED IN THE commons. — DR. TURNER'S " BILL AND BOOK ;" REFUSED BY THE HOUSE. — A COMMITTEE TO REVIEW AND DIGEST THE PETITIONS, ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1907)
"Communs disagreed, upon the ground "that tue Grant of all Aids to the King is by the commons, and that the Terms, Condition», Limitations, ..."

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