Definition of Commercial

1. Noun. A commercially sponsored ad on radio or television.

Exact synonyms: Commercial Message
Generic synonyms: Ad, Advert, Advertisement, Advertising, Advertizement, Advertizing
Specialized synonyms: Infomercial, Informercial

2. Adjective. Connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises. "Commercial diamonds"

3. Adjective. Of or relating to commercialism. "Commercial law"
Partainyms: Commerce
Derivative terms: Commerce

4. Adjective. Of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior. "Commercial oxalic acid"
Exact synonyms: Commercial-grade
Similar to: Inferior
Derivative terms: Commerce

Definition of Commercial

1. a. Of or pertaining to commerce; carrying on or occupied with commerce or trade; mercantile; as, commercial advantages; commercial relations.

Definition of Commercial

1. Noun. An advertisement in a common media format, usually radio or television. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to commerce. ¹

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Definition of Commercial

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Commercial

commerce raider
commerce raiders
commercial activity
commercial agency
commercial art
commercial artist
commercial at
commercial bank
commercial bribery
commercial buster
commercial credit
commercial credit company
commercial document
commercial enterprise
commercial finance company

Literary usage of Commercial

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Constitution of the United States of America: With an Alphabetical by William Hickey, United States (1854)
"A SELECTION OF ALL THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES In force, relative to commercial subjects, with marginal notes and references, classed under separate heads ..."

2. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1903)
"The rapid growth of such study since its introduction testifies to its worth, and the present commercial trend of our national life indicates very clearly ..."

3. Bulletin by United States (1918)
"DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE Commercial SHOP AND THE SCHOOL SHOP. The tabulation given below is an attempt to express, in parallel columns, the principal ..."

4. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"Comparative stmt. showing total aggregate items of commercial and savings ... Semi-ann. tabular stmt . showing financial condition of commercial banks of ..."

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