v profane; polluted.
2. common ·noun the people; the community.
3. common ·vi to participate.
4. common ·v given to habits of lewdness; prostitute.
5. common ·v often met with; usual; frequent; customary.
6. common ·vi to board together; to eat at a table in common.
7. common ·vi to have a joint right with others in common ground.
8. common ·vi to converse together; to discourse; to confer.
9. common ·v not distinguished or exceptional; inconspicuous; ordinary; plebeian;
often in a depreciatory sense.
10. common ·v belonging or relating equally, or similarly, to more than one; as, you and i have a common interest in the property.
11. common ·noun an inclosed or uninclosed tract of ground for pleasure, for pasturage, ·etc., the use of which belongs to the public; or to a number of persons.
12. common ·v belonging to or shared by, affecting or serving, all the members of a class, considered together; general; public; as, properties common to all plants; the common schools; the book of common prayer.
13. common ·noun the right of taking a profit in the land of another, in common either with the owner or with other persons;
so called from the community of interest which arises between the claimant of the right and the owner of the soil, or between the claimants and other commoners entitled to the same right.