Definition for industry

noun as in manufacturing

noun as in hard work

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Example Sentences

Justice’s companies have paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines for those violations, which are fairly common and seen as a cost of doing business in the coal industry.

In this analogy, each year represents seven years in this industry — because they are very intense ones.

From Eater

Nonetheless, the coronavirus crisis is likely to lead to long-term changes for the TV and streaming industry.

From Digiday

He bolstered the sales staff and set out after new customers in finance, healthcare, and other industries.

From Fortune

Investors and consultants said the dispute troubled them, especially given Murray’s status at the firm and in the financial industry overall.

From Fortune

The fashion industry could never, would never, state its exclusion of black models overtly.

But now his politics were offending the progressive sensibilities of the American film industry.

The airline industry objects that sometimes these deployable recorders can pop out without cause, spreading needless alarm.

Religious profiteering has spread beyond the tourism industry.

In 2015 I am looking forward to working with more people in the industry and doing crazier and crazier scenes!

His superior talents and untiring industry were under the direction of philanthropic and Christian impulses.

But for the most part even industry and endowment were powerless against the inertia of custom and the dead-weight of environment.

Here and there exceptional industry or extraordinary capacity raised the artisan to wealth and turned the "man" into the "master."

Peace, also—or peace under the old conditions of industry—is infinitely wasteful of human energy.

Industrial society, they say, must be reorganized from top to bottom; private industry must cease.


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On this page you'll find 87 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to industry, such as: business, commerce, corporation, management, production, and trade.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.