• Noun: a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; example: "they went for a walk in the park"
• Adj: belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public; examples: "for the common good", "common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community"
• Adj: having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual; examples: "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"
• Adj: common to or shared by two or more parties; examples: "a common friend", "the mutual interests of management and labor"
• Adj: commonly encountered; examples: "a common (or familiar) complaint", "the usual greeting"
• Adj: being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language; examples: "common parlance", "a vernacular term", "vernacular speakers", "the vulgar tongue of the masses", "the technical and vulgar names for an animal species"
• Adj: of or associated with the great masses of people; examples: "the common people in those days suffered greatly", "behavior that branded him as common", "his square plebeian nose", "a vulgar and objectionable person", "the unwashed masses"
• Adj: of low or inferior quality or value; examples: "of what coarse metal ye are molded"- Shakespear", "produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population"
• Adj: lacking refinement or cultivation or taste; examples: "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind", "behavior that branded him as common", "an untutored and uncouth human being", "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy", "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence", "the vulgar display of the newly rich"
• Adj: to be expected; standard; example: "common decency"
A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered; about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.
We had a large common domain, already added by the several States for the common benefit of all; purchase and war might make large additions to this common domain; hence the power over existing and future territories, with the stipulation to admit new States, was conferred.
For humanism also appeals to man as man. It seeks to liberate the universal qualities of human nature from the narrow limitations of blood and soil and class and to create a common language and a common culture in which men can realize their common humanity.
I've got mad energy for days. That's what people can't get their minds around. They say, 'Oh, he's going to crash.' They try to apply all these common terms to a guy who is not common. I don't fit into their little box.
Common sense tells us that the government's attempts to solve large problems more often create new ones. Common sense also tells us that a top-down, one-size-fits-all plan will not improve the workings of a nationwide health-care system that accounts for one-sixth of our economy.
To be able to influence someone or to be able to have a group of guys come together to have a successful team and to be together all the time every day for, you know, a year and longer together, you have to have a - find a common ground. And that common ground for us is football.
If we put our trust in the common sense of common men and 'with malice toward none and charity for all' go forward on the great adventure of making political, economic and social democracy a practical reality, we shall not fail.
Certain kinds of speed, flow, intensity, density of attacks, density of interaction... Music that concentrates on those qualities is, I think, easier achieved by free improvisation between people sharing a common attitude, a common language.