What is the definition of business?

Definitions for business

  • noun - incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect; "his business with the cane was hilarious"
  • noun - the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
  • noun - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
  • noun - the volume of commercial activity; "business is good today"; "show me where the business was today"
  • noun - a rightful concern or responsibility; "it's none of your business"; "mind your own business"
  • noun - an immediate objective; "gossip was the main business of the evening"
  • noun - business concerns collectively; "Government and business could not agree"
  • noun - 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"
  • noun - customers collectively; "they have an upper class clientele"
  • Pronounciation of business

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    Synonyms for business

    job business enterprise business organization stage business line of work business sector business organisation byplay line concern clientele occupation commercial enterprise business concern patronage

    Antonyms for business

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    Holonyms for business

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    Hypernyms for business

    acting activity business activity headache objective people playing commerce commercial activity vexation target playacting commercialism concern aim sector performing mercantilism worry object enterprise

    Hyponyms for business

    publicizing packaging construction transport occasions carrier house manufacturer processor shtik confectionery game vocation position spot treadmill profession accounting touristry storage field of operation finance discount business publication agribusiness building venture big business common carrier business firm maker shipbuilder schtik sport biz employment post billet salt mine metier photography fishing industry line of business real-estate business publishing agriculture transportation patronage agency chain franchise manufacturing business underperformer shtick farming career work berth place trade medium catering butchery manufacture employee-owned enterprise advertising printing factory farm shipping land-office business brokerage firm dealership partnership schtick land calling appointment office situation craft accountancy tourism butchering field employee-owned business

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    Sounds like business

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