[kom-uh n-lee] /ˈkɒm ən li/
commonly used words.
usually; generally; ordinarily.
in a common manner.
usually; ordinarily: he was commonly known as Joe
(derogatory) in a coarse or vulgar way: she dresses commonly
c.1300, “in a way common to all,” also “common to all;” also “usually,” from common (adj.) + -ly (2).
noun 1. 1 (def 5).
noun 1. Official name European Economic Community. an economic association established in 1958 and originally composed of Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and West Germany, created chiefly to abolish barriers to free trade among member nations and to adopt common import duties on goods from other countries: the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, […]
noun 1. . 2. Also called common meter, hymnal stanza. Prosody. a ballad stanza of four iambic lines and strict rhymes, often used in hymns, rhyming abcb or abab. noun 1. another term for common time 2. the usual stanza form of a ballad, consisting of four iambic lines rhyming a b c b or […]
- Common metre
noun 1. a stanza form, used esp for hymns, consisting of four lines, two of eight syllables alternating with two of six