[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 concern, business enterprise, business organisation, business organization, business sector, byplay, clientele, commercial enterprise, concern, job, line, line of work, occupation, patronage, stage business