Definition of Commonweal

1. Noun. The good of a community.

Exact synonyms: Common Good
Generic synonyms: Good



Definition of Commonweal

1. n. Commonwealth.

Definition of Commonweal

1. Noun. (obsolete or archaic) The common good. ¹

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Definition of Commonweal

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commonweal

commonness
commonnesses
commonplace
commonplace book
commonplace books
commonplaced
commonplacely
commonplaceness
commonplaces
commonplacing
commons
commonsense
commonsensible
commonsensical
commonty
commonweal (current term)
commonweals
commonwealth
commonwealthman
commonwealthmen
commonwealths
commonwealthsman
commonwealthsmen
commorance
commorances
commorancies
commorancy
commorant
commorants
commoration

Literary usage of Commonweal

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1. Publications (1848)
"From this conclusion, that the church, or kingdom of Christ, may be set up without prejudice of the commonweal, according to John xviii . ..."

2. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1656 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1903)
"On February 15 a pamphlet appeared under the title of A Word for the commonweal."1 Its author was the younger Isaac Pennington, the son of the Isaac ..."

3. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1660 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1894)
"5 A Word for the commonweal, E, 593, ro. The author's name is given on the title page as Isaac Pennington without the addition of Junior, which appears in ..."

4. Goldsmith's Roman History by Oliver Goldsmith (1808)
"commonweal?H 0F ROME. 17'3 -against tiff attacks, answering always with a cold indifference, whieh obliged her.to give Ire'r attempts- a 'different Kh»?t ..."

5. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"The noble affection of the Romans, in relieving the public necessities of their commonweal. IT was a great fault in the Carthaginians, that, im- bracing so ..."

6. Hudibras: A Poem by Samuel Butler (1822)
"... And angry answer'd from behind, With brandish'd tail and blast of wind. So have I seen, with armed heel, 925 A wight bestride a commonweal, ..."

7. The Parliamentary Or Constitutional History of England: Being a Faithful by Great Britain Parliament (1751)
"... and commonweal of the fame ; and " Minds, you be more naturally inclin'd to the K. Richard at, ..."

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