Synonyms of industry


1. industry, commercial enterprise

usage: the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "each industry has its own trade publications"

2. industry, manufacture, commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business

usage: the organized action of making of goods and services for sale; "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"

3. diligence, industriousness, industry, determination, purpose

usage: persevering determination to perform a task; "his diligence won him quick promotions"; "frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues"

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Definition and meaning of industry (Dictionary)