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Definition 1: the organized action of making of goods and services for sale - [noun denoting act]

Samples where industry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • American industry is making increased use of computers to control production

Synonyms for industry in the sense of this definition

(industry is a kind of ...) the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects

"computers are now widely used in business"

(... is a kind of industry ) small-scale industry that can be carried on at home by family members using their own equipment

(... is a kind of industry ) (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale

"he introduced more efficient methods of production"

(... is a kind of industry ) the development of industry on an extensive scale

(industry is the domain which ... is member of) a system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules

(industry is the domain which ... is member of) the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise

"each industry has its own trade publications"

(industry is the domain which ... is member of) change from governmental to private control or ownership

"The oil industry was privatized"

(industry is the domain which ... is member of) employ scabs or strike breakers in

Definition 2: persevering determination to perform a task - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where industry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his diligence won him quick promotions
  • frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues

Synonyms for industry in the sense of this definition

(industry is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of industry ) great and constant diligence and attention

(... is a kind of industry ) the quality of being constantly diligent and attentive

(... is a kind of industry ) diligent study

Definition 3: the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise - [noun denoting group]

Samples where industry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • each industry has its own trade publications

(industry is a kind of ...) an enterprise connected with commerce

(... is a kind of industry ) an industry that provides transportation for commercial products

(... is a kind of industry ) an industry that manufacturers weapons of war

(... is a kind of industry ) an industry that produces and delivers oil and oil products

(... is a kind of industry ) an industry that manufactures plastic articles

(... is a kind of industry ) the securities markets in the aggregate

"the market always frustrates the small investor"

(... is a kind of industry ) an industry that provides services rather than tangible objects

(... is a kind of industry ) an industry that builds ships

(... is a kind of industry ) an industry that manufactures and sells shoes

(... is a kind of industry ) an industry that produces signs

(... is a kind of industry ) the industry that makes steel and steel products

(... is a kind of industry ) a new industry that is expanding rapidly (especially telecommunications or electronics)

(... is a kind of industry ) an industry that manufactures and sells products containing tobacco

(... is a kind of industry ) an industry that manufactures and sells toys for children

(... is a kind of industry ) an industry devoted to manufacturing and selling and installing lighting

(... is a kind of industry ) an industry that is growing rapidly

(... is a kind of industry ) manufacturers of aluminum considered as a group

(... is a kind of industry ) makers and sellers of fashionable clothing

(... is a kind of industry ) banks collectively

(... is a kind of industry ) the manufacturers of automobiles considered collectively

(... is a kind of industry ) the operation of aircraft to provide transportation

(... is a kind of industry ) the manufacturers of chemicals considered collectively

(... is a kind of industry ) the producers of coal considered collectively

(... is a kind of industry ) the manufacturers of computers considered collectively

(... is a kind of industry ) an industry that builds housing

(... is a kind of industry ) the manufacturers of electronic products considered collectively

(... is a kind of industry ) those involved in providing entertainment: radio and television and films and theater

(... is a kind of industry ) the entertainment industries involved in producing and distributing movies

(industry belongs to category ...) the organized action of making of goods and services for sale

"American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"

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