common denominator
Definition of common denominator
1 : a common multiple of the denominators of a number of fractions
2 : a common trait or theme
Examples of common denominator in a Sentence
Drugs seem to be the common denominator in these crimes.
First Known Use of common denominator
1594
COMMON DENOMINATOR Defined for English Language Learners
common denominator
Definition of common denominator for English Language Learners

mathematics : a number that can be divided by each of the denominators of a group of fractions

: something (such as a feature or quality) that is shared by all the members of a group of people or things
COMMON DENOMINATOR Defined for Kids
common denominator
Definition of common denominator for Students
: a common multiple of the denominators of a number of fractions
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