Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun commercial

1 sense of commercial

Sense 1
commercial, commercial message -- (a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television)
       => ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advert -- (a public promotion of some product or service)

Antonyms of adj commercial

2 of 3 senses of commercial

Sense 1
commercial (vs. noncommercial) -- (connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises; "commercial trucker"; "commercial TV"; "commercial diamonds")

noncommercial (vs. commercial) -- (not connected with or engaged in commercial enterprises)
        => blue-sky -- (without immediate commercial value; "the company cannot afford to do blue-sky research")
        => nonprofit, non-profit-making -- (not commercially motivated)
        => uncommercial -- (not conducive to commercial success; "might prove arty and hence uncommercial"- H.E.Clurman)
        => uncommercialized, uncommercialised -- (not having been commercialized)

Sense 3
commercial, commercial-grade -- (of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior; "commercial grade of beef"; "commercial oxalic acid")

INDIRECT (VIA inferior) -> superior -- (of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students")

Similarity of adj commercial

3 senses of commercial

Sense 1
commercial (vs. noncommercial) -- (connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises; "commercial trucker"; "commercial TV"; "commercial diamonds")
       => commercialized, commercialised -- (organized principally for financial gain; "Christmas has become a commercialized spectacle")
       => mercantile -- (relating to or characteristic of trade or traders; "the mercantile North was forging ahead"- Van Wyck Brooks)
       => mercantile, mercenary, moneymaking (prenominal) -- (profit oriented; "a commercial book"; "preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan; "a mercenary enterprise"; "a moneymaking business")
       => technical -- (resulting from or dependent on market factors rather than fundamental economic considerations; "analysts content that the stock market is due for a technical rally"; "the fall is only a technical correction")

Sense 2
commercial -- (of or relating to commercialism; "a commercial attache"; "commercial paper"; "commercial law")

Sense 3
commercial, commercial-grade -- (of the kind or quality used in commerce; average or inferior; "commercial grade of beef"; "commercial oxalic acid")
       => inferior (vs. superior) -- (of low or inferior quality)

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