Synonyms for 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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