Need another word that means the same as “commune”? Find 7 synonyms and 30 related words for “commune” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Commune” are: collective, cooperative, co-op, community, kibbutz, fellowship, communicate
Commune as a Noun
Definitions of "Commune" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “commune” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- The municipal government organized on communalistic principles that was elected in Paris in 1871. It was soon brutally suppressed by government troops.
- A territorial division similar to a French commune in other countries.
- The smallest French territorial division for administrative purposes.
- The smallest administrative district of several European countries.
- The group that seized the municipal government of Paris in the French Revolution and played a leading part in the Reign of Terror until suppressed in 1794.
- A body of people or families living together and sharing everything.
- A communal settlement in a communist country.
- A group of people living together and sharing possessions and responsibilities.
Synonyms of "Commune" as a noun (6 Words)
|co-op||A jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners.|
|collective||A collective farm.|
The anarchist collective and bookshop.
The gay community in London.
|cooperative||An association formed and operated for the benefit of those using it.|
We run the agency as a workers cooperative.
|fellowship||The state of being with someone.|
The church welcomed new members into its fellowship.
|kibbutz||A communal settlement in Israel, typically a farm.|
Usage Examples of "Commune" as a noun
- Very few of the abbey's vineyards were actually located within the commune of Hautvillers.
- She went to California and joined a commune.
- We all went out of Beijing by bus to spend a morning at a commune.
Commune as a Verb
Definitions of "Commune" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “commune” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Receive Communion, in the Catholic church.
- Communicate intimately with; be in a state of heightened, intimate receptivity.
Synonyms of "Commune" as a verb (1 Word)
|communicate||(of two rooms) have a common connecting door.|
The dining room communicates with the kitchen.
Usage Examples of "Commune" as a verb
- He seemed to commune with nature.
Associations of "Commune" (30 Words)
|agrarian||Relating to cultivated land or the cultivation of land.|
Brazil is rapidly diversifying its agrarian economy.
|area||A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography.|
Rural areas of Britain.
|community||A group of nations having common interests.|
The gay community in London.
|countryside||The inhabitants of countryside areas.|
They explored the surrounding countryside.
|cowhand||A hired hand who tends cattle and performs other duties on horseback.|
|department||A division of a large organization such as a government, university, or business, dealing with a specific area of activity.|
The turnout was particularly low in rural departments.
|depopulate||Reduce in population.|
The epidemic depopulated the countryside.
|district||An area of a country or city, especially one characterized by a particular feature or activity.|
A district health authority.
|farming||Relating to farming or agriculture.|
|hamlet||A settlement smaller than a town.|
|idyll||An episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll.|
The rural idyll remains strongly evocative in most industrialized societies.
|local||Of or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighborhood.|
The local seemed to take forever to get to New York.
|localization||A determination of the place where something is.|
Differences in localization of growth control molecules in carcinoma.
|lombard||A member of a Germanic people who invaded northern Italy in the 6th century.|
|municipal||Relating or belonging to or characteristic of a municipality.|
|municipality||The governing body of a municipality.|
Voters in each municipality choose between four candidates.
|neighbour||Any person in need of one’s help or kindness (after biblical use.|
Love thy neighbour as thyself.
|outlying||Relatively far from a center or middle.|
|outskirts||The outer parts of a town or city.|
They mingled in the outskirts of the crowd.
|parish||(in Louisiana) a territorial division corresponding to a county in other states.|
A parish church.
|peasant||A crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement.|
Peasants left the farms to work in industry.
|provincial||Characteristic of the provinces or their people.|
The general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials.
|regional||Relating to or characteristic of a region.|
|rural||Of or relating to the countryside as opposed to the city.|
An economy that is basically rural.
|rustic||Awkwardly simple and provincial.|
A rustic bridge.
|slum||A district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions.|
The area was fast becoming a slum for the destitute.
|suburban||Relating to or characteristic of or situated in suburbs.|
Elizabeth despised Ann s house proudness as deeply suburban.
|town||The chief city or town of a region.|
Britain s major towns and cities.
|village||A self contained district or community within a town or city regarded as having features characteristic of village life.|
Pretty fishing villages.
|villager||A person who lives in a village.|
Angry villagers have been forced to leave flooded areas.