Synonyms of business in English:


See US English definition of business

See UK English definition of business

See Spanish definition of comercio


1‘she had to do a lot of smiling in her business’

work, line of work, line, occupation, profession, career, employment, job, day job, position, pursuit, vocation, calling, field, sphere, walk of life, trade, craft
Scottish way
informal racket, game
Australian informal grip
archaic employ

2‘who do you do business with in Manila?’

trade, trading, commerce, buying and selling, dealing, traffic, trafficking, marketing, merchandising, bargaining
dealings, transactions, negotiations, proceedings

3‘she was running her own business’

firm, company, concern, enterprise, venture, organization, operation, undertaking, industry, corporation, establishment, house, shop, office, bureau, agency, franchise, practice, partnership, consortium, cooperative, conglomerate, group, combine, syndicate
informal outfit, set-up

4‘that's none of my business’

concern, affair, responsibility, province, preserve, duty, function, task, assignment, obligation, problem, worry, lookout
informal funeral, headache, bailiwick
British informal pigeon, baby

5‘the odd business with the keys remained unexplained’

affair, matter, thing, issue, case, set of circumstances, circumstance, situation, occasion, experience, event, incident, happening, occurrence, phenomenon, eventuality, episode, interlude, adventure