[n] incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect; "his business with the cane was hilarious"
[n] the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
[n] the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
[n] the volume of business activity; "business is good today"; "show me where the business was today"
[n] a rightful concern or responsibility; used in such phrases as"it's none of your business" or"mind your own business"
[n] an immediate objective; "gossip was the main business of the evening"
[n] business concerns collectively; "Government and business could not agree"
[n] a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it; "he bought his brother's business"; "a small mom-and-pop business"; "a racially integrated business concern"
[n] customers collectively; "they have an upper class clientele"
business Poems and Poetry
business concern, business enterprise, business organisation, business organization, business sector, byplay, clientele, commercial enterprise, concern, job, line, line of work, occupation, patronage, stage business
accountancy, accounting, acting, activity, advertising, agency, agribusiness, agriculture, aim, appointment, berth, biz, brokerage, building, business activity, business firm, butchering, butchery, calling, career, carrier, catering, chain, commerce, commercial activity, commercialism, common carrier, concern, construction, co-op, cooperative, corp, corporation, craft, dealership, discount business, division, employee-owned business, employee-owned enterprise, employment, enterprise, farming, field, field of operation, finance, firm, fishing, franchise, game, headache, house, industry, land, land-office business, line of business, maker, manufacture, manufacturer, manufacturing business, market, marketplace, medium, mercantilism, metier, object, objective, occasions, office, packaging, partnership, patronage, people, performing, photography, place, playacting, playing, position, post, printing, processor, profession, publication, publicizing, publishing, real-estate business, salt mine, sector, shipbuilder, shipping, situation, sport, spot, storage, target, tourism, touristry, trade, transport, transportation, treadmill, underperformer, venture, vexation, vocation, work, worry