Synonyms of common in English:

common


See definition of common

adjective

1‘he gained a massive following among the common folk’

SYNONYMS

ordinary, normal, typical, average, unexceptional, run-of-the-mill, plain, simple

2‘this booklet answers the most common questions asked’

SYNONYMS

usual, ordinary, customary, habitual, familiar, regular, frequent, repeated, recurrent, routine, everyday, daily, day-to-day, quotidian, standard, typical

conventional, stock, stereotyped, predictable, commonplace, mundane, run-of-the-mill

literary wonted

ANTONYMS

unusual

3‘it is a common belief that elephants have long memories’

SYNONYMS

widespread, general, universal, popular, mainstream, prevalent, prevailing, rife, established, well established, conventional, traditional, traditionalist, orthodox, accepted

in circulation, in force, in vogue

ANTONYMS

rare

4‘they work together for the common good’

SYNONYMS

collective, communal, community, public, popular, general

shared, joint, combined

ANTONYMS

private, individual

5‘the fishermen's wives were far too common for my mother’

SYNONYMS

uncouth, vulgar, coarse, rough, unsavoury, boorish, rude, impolite, ill-mannered, unladylike, ungentlemanly, ill-bred, uncivilized, unsophisticated, unrefined, philistine, primitive, savage, brutish, oafish, gross

lowly, low, low-born, low-ranking, low-class, inferior, humble, ignoble, proletarian, plebeian

informal plebby, slobbish, cloddish, clodhopping

British informal common as muck

archaic baseborn

ANTONYMS

refined, noble


noun

1‘use a bit of common!’