Definitions English

  • Commercial, industrial, or professional dealings: new systems now being used in business.
  • A commercial enterprise or establishment: bought his uncle's business.
  • Volume or amount of commercial trade: Business had fallen off.
  • Commercial dealings; patronage: took her business to a trustworthy salesperson.
  • One's rightful or proper concern or interest: "The business of America is business” ( Calvin Coolidge).
  • Something involving one personally: It's none of my business.
  • Serious work or endeavor: got right down to business.
  • An affair or matter: "We will proceed no further in this business” ( Shakespeare).
  • An incidental action performed by an actor on the stage to fill a pause between lines or to provide interesting detail.
  • Informal Verbal abuse; scolding: gave me the business for being late.
  • Obsolete The condition of being busy.