n a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
a belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
for the common good common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community
a having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual
the common man a common sailor the common cold a common nuisance followed common procedure it is common knowledge that she lives alone the common housefly a common brand of soap
s common to or shared by two or more parties
a common friend
s commonly encountered
a common (or familiar) complaint
s being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language
s of or associated with the great masses of people
the common people in those days suffered greatly behavior that branded him as common
s of low or inferior quality or value
produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population
s lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
behavior that branded him as common
Common Core debate eclipses new science standards Friends and foes of the Common Core mathematics and English standards crowded the boardroom of the Kansas State Board of Education on Tuesday, presenting hours of testimony on the topic and overshadowing a vote on new science standards.
June 11, 2013 - The Topeka Capital-Journal
Common Grounds Artwork created by artists from the Imagine Art Studios will be on display at the new Common Grounds at Sutton Center in Port Clinton. Shaylee Cartmell rings up a customer at Common Grounds on Monday morning. Cartmell will help train and support staff at the coffee shop and eatery.
June 11, 2013 - Port Clinton News Herald
LETTER: Drop the 'common sense' nonsense Common sense tells us to scratch when we have an itchy rash. If it turns out that the rash is poison ivy, we have a perfect example of how the application of common sense can make bad matters worse. It spreads the rash and can leave ugly scars.
June 11, 2013 - Evansville Courier & Press
David Petraeus in Telegraph.co.uk This is an effort in which we must achieve unity of effort and common purpose,he said at the US embassy in Kabul, a day after arriving. "Civilian and military, Afghan and international, we are part of one team with one mission."