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

3 senses of industry

Sense 1
industry -- (the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "each industry has its own trade publications")
       => commercial enterprise -- (an enterprise connected with commerce)

Sense 2
industry, manufacture -- (the organized action of making of goods and services for sale; "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production")
       => commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business -- (the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business")

Sense 3
diligence, industriousness, industry -- (persevering determination to perform a task; "his diligence won him quick promotions"; "frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues")
       => determination, purpose -- (the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose; "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose")

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