Definition of In common

1. Adverb. Sharing equally with another or others. "In common with other companies they advertise widely"

Definition of In common

1. Adverb. Shared with one or more others. ¹



2. Adverb. Held in joint possession. ¹

3. Adverb. Possessing similar or identical qualities. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

In Common Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of In Common

in chains(p)
in character
in charge
in check
in chief
in chorus
in church
in circles
in clinical parlance
in clover
in cold blood
in collaboration
in college
in color
in commission
in common (current term)
in concert
in conclusion
in concreto
in condition
in condition(p)
in contention
in control
in court
in d.
in danger
in darkness
in defense
in demand
in demand(p)

Literary usage of In common

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

1. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"And this nicety in the wording of grants makes it the most usual as well as the safest way, when a tenancy in common t194! is meant to be created, ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"It appears that AA Isley and WC Isley were seised as tenants in common, ... 590, that whether a husband and wife take as tenants in common or as tenants of ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"On the other hand, it is not enough that the two servants are working for the same employer, if there is nothing in common between them except that they are ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"This device, which was once in common use to avoid legal restraint on alienation by conveyance, is now gone out of use, as additional provisions of the law ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Scorpio, on the other hand, in common FIG. 28.—The right coxal gland of Limulus Polyphemus, latr. c* to a1, Posterior borders of the chitinous bases of the ..."

6. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"And this nicety in the wording of grants makes it the most usual as well as the safest way, when a tenancy in common t194! is meant to be created, ..."

7. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"It appears that AA Isley and WC Isley were seised as tenants in common, ... 590, that whether a husband and wife take as tenants in common or as tenants of ..."

8. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"On the other hand, it is not enough that the two servants are working for the same employer, if there is nothing in common between them except that they are ..."

9. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"This device, which was once in common use to avoid legal restraint on alienation by conveyance, is now gone out of use, as additional provisions of the law ..."

10. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Scorpio, on the other hand, in common FIG. 28.—The right coxal gland of Limulus Polyphemus, latr. c* to a1, Posterior borders of the chitinous bases of the ..."

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