Synonyms of business


1. business, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisation, enterprise

usage: a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it; "he bought his brother's business"; "a small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated business concern"

2. commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business, commerce, commercialism, mercantilism

usage: the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"

3. occupation, business, job, line of work, line, activity

usage: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"

4. business, concern, worry, headache, vexation

usage: a rightful concern or responsibility; "it's none of your business"; "mind your own business"

5. business, aim, object, objective, target

usage: an immediate objective; "gossip was the main business of the evening"

6. business, business activity, commercial activity

usage: the volume of commercial activity; "business is good today"; "show me where the business was today"

7. business, business sector, sector

usage: business concerns collectively; "Government and business could not agree"

8. clientele, patronage, business, people

usage: customers collectively; "they have an upper class clientele"

9. business, stage business, byplay, acting, playing, playacting, performing

usage: incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect; "his business with the cane was hilarious"

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