Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The possession, along with another or others, of a certain attribute or set of attributes.
  • noun A shared feature or attribute.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete form of commonalty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun the sharing of common attributes.
  • noun a characteristic held in common; a common feature.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The common people; the commonalty
  • noun The joint possession of a set of attributes or characteristics.
  • noun Such a shared attribute or characteristic
  • noun telecommunications A quality that applies to materiel or systems: (a) possessing like and interchangeable parts or characteristics enabling each to be utilized, or operated and maintained in common; (b) having interchangeable repair parts and/or components; (c) applying to consumable items interchangeably equivalent without adjustment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun sharing of common attributes
  • noun a class composed of persons lacking clerical or noble rank

Etymologies

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Variant form of commonalty.

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