Definition and Meanings for business

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Business is ranked 246 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of business

noun

Etymology of business

from busy

Meaning of business


as noun

  • that which busies one, or that which engages the time, attention, or labor of any one, as his principal concern or interest, whether for a longer or shorter time; constant employment; regular occupation; as, the business of life; business before pleasure.
  • any particular occupation or employment engaged in for livelihood or gain, as agriculture, trade, art, or a profession.
  • financial dealings; buying and selling; traffic in general; mercantile transactions.
  • that which one has to do or should do; special service, duty, or mission.
  • affair; concern; matter; -- used in an indefinite sense, and modified by the connected words.
  • the position, distribution, and order of persons and properties on the stage of a theater, as determined by the stage manager in rehearsal.
  • care; anxiety; diligence.
  • No antonyms for business

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