Definition of business


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • business is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 10 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • business is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 13 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of business

  • a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it (noun)

    Examples

    1. he bought his brother's business
    2. a small mom-and-pop business
    3. a racially integrated business concern

    Synonyms

    1. business concern
    2. business organisation
    3. business organization
    4. concern

  • incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect (noun)

    Examples

    1. his business with the cane was hilarious

    Synonyms

    1. byplay
    2. stage business

  • the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money (noun)

    Examples

    1. he's not in my line of business

    Synonyms

    1. job
    2. line
    3. line of work
    4. occupation

  • business concerns collectively (noun)

    Examples

    1. Government and business could not agree

    Synonyms

    1. business sector

  • customers collectively (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. clientele
    2. patronage

  • the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects (noun)

    Examples

    1. computers are now widely used in business

    Synonyms

    1. business enterprise
    2. commercial enterprise

  • an immediate objective (noun)

    Examples

    1. gossip was the main business of the evening

  • a rightful concern or responsibility (noun)

    Examples

    1. it's none of your business
    2. mind your own business

  • the volume of commercial activity (noun)

    Examples

    1. business is good today
    2. show me where the business was today

See definition of business in Merriam Webster