Definitions For Common


  • The common people
  • A class composed of persons lacking clerical or noble rank
  • A pasture subject to common use
  • A piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area


  • Having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual
  • Belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public


  • Commonly encountered
  • Being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language
  • Of or associated with the great masses of people
  • To be expected; standard
  • Lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
  • Common to or shared by two or more parties
  • Of low or inferior quality or value


  • A public area or park usually in the center of a town or city
  • A place where meals are served at a school, college, etc.

Is Commons a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Common is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Common in a Sentence

  • They have a common ancestor.
  • The people on the island have a sense of common identity.
  • It is common practice for one town's fire department to help another town when there is a big fire.
  • The campus has several dining commons.

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