Commonalty

  • 1 commonalty — com mon*al*ty, commonality com mon*al i*ty, n.; pl. {Commonalties}. [OF. communalt[ e]; F. communaut[ e], fr. communal. See {Communal}.] 1. The common people; those classes and conditions of people who are below the rank of nobility; the commons …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 commonalty — index community, populace, population, public Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 commonalty — [käm′ən əl tē] n. pl. commonalties [ME & OFr communalte: see COMMUNAL] 1. the common people; people not of the upper classes 2. a general body or group 3. a corporation or its membership …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Commonalty — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Commonalty >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 commonalty commonalty democracy Sgm: N 1 obscurity obscurity Sgm: N 1 low condition low condition low life low society low company Sgm: N 1 bourgeoisie bourgeoisie …

    English dictionary for students

  • 5 commonalty — [ kɒmən(ə)lti] noun [treated as plural] (the commonalty) chiefly historical people without special rank or position, regarded as an estate of the realm. Origin ME: from OFr. comunalte, from med. L. communalitas, from L. communis (see common) …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 6 commonalty — noun (plural ties) Etymology: Middle English communalte, from Anglo French comunalté, from comunal communal Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) the common people (2) the political estate formed by the common people …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 commonalty — /kom euh nl tee/, n., pl. commonalties. 1. Also, commonality. the ordinary people, as distinguished from those with authority, rank, station, etc.; the common people. 2. an incorporated body or its members. [1250 1300; ME < MF comunalte, equiv.… …

    Universalium

  • 8 commonalty — noun a) The common people; the commonality b) A group of things having similar characteristics …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 commonalty — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The common people: common (used in plural), commonality, commoner (used in plural), crowd, hoi polloi, mass (used in plural), mob, pleb (used in plural), plebeian (used in plural), populace, public, ruck1, third estate …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 commonalty — sb. 1302 B …

    Oldest English Words

  • 11 commonalty — com·mon·al·ty || kÉ’mÉ™nltɪ n. simple folk, common people, commonality; society, association; member of an association …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 commonalty — n. The common people (below the orders of nobility), the lower classes, commoners, the commons …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 commonalty — n 1. the public, the general public, the many, the great unnumbered; multitude, crowd, world at large; populace, citizenry, proletariat, hoi polloi, bourgeoisie, the masses, the humbler classes, rank and file; commoners, peasantry, salt of the… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 14 commonalty — com·mon·al·ty …

    English syllables

  • 15 commonalty — com•mon•al•ty [[t]ˈkɒm ə nl ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) the common people, as distinguished from those with authority, rank, station, or the like 2) an incorporated body or its members • Etymology: 1250–1300; ME comunalte, communaute < OF,… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 commonalty — /ˈkɒmənəlti/ (say komuhnuhltee) noun (plural commonalties) 1. the common people, as distinguished from the nobility, etc. 2. the members of an incorporated body …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 commonalty —   n. common people …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 18 commonalty — /komsnaltiy/ The great body of citizens; the mass of the people, excluding the nobility. The body of people composing a municipal corporation, excluding the corporate officers. The body of a society or corporation, as distinguished from the… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19 commonalty — /komsnaltiy/ The great body of citizens; the mass of the people, excluding the nobility. The body of people composing a municipal corporation, excluding the corporate officers. The body of a society or corporation, as distinguished from the… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 commonalty — The common people, as distinguished from the peers. See 1 Bl Comm 403 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary


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