popular

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. common, public, plebeian; acceptable, cheap; approved, liked, praised; elect, chosen; desirable; admired, famous. See approbation, repute, populace.Ant., unpopular, aristocratic.
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(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Generally liked]
Syn. favorite, well-liked, approved, well-received, sought-after, fashionable, stylish, beloved, attractive, praised, promoted, acclaimed, recommended, in the public eye, in demand, celebrated, noted, admired, famous, in favor, in high favor, favored, successful, in vogue, all the rage*, in*, hot*, big*, trendy*, on everybody's lips*; see also fashionable , modern 1 .
Ant. unknown*, in disrepute, out of favor.
2. [Cheap]
Syn. low-priced, popular-priced, marked down; see cheap 1 , economical 2 .
3. [Commonly accepted]
Syn. general, familiar, prevalent, prevailing, current, common, accepted, rife, in use, widespread, ordinary, adopted, embraced, having caught on, in the majority, having caught the popular fancy; see also common 1 , conventional 1 , 2 , traditional 2 .
4. [Appealing to or intended for the general public]
Syn. accessible, lay, popularized, simplified, commercial, bourgeois, vulgar, pop*, geared-down*, dumbed-down*, kitschy*.
5. [Pertaining to ordinary people]
Syn. mass, public, grass-roots*; see democratic , republican .
See Synonym Study at common .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. well-liked favorite, in demand, sought after, crowd-pleasing, in style, in vogue, *all the rage, beloved, *boffo, celebrated, renowned.
2. common general, public, standard, conventional, universal, prevailing.
ANT.: 1. unwanted, outmoded, disliked. 2. uncommon, limited
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Widely known and discussed: famed, famous, leading, notorious, well-known. See KNOWLEDGE. 2. Being a favorite: favored, favorite, preferred, well-liked. See LIKE. 3. Of, representing, or carried on by people at large: democratic, general, public. See POLITICS, SPECIFIC. 4. Suited to or within the means of ordinary people: moderate, modest, reasonable. See MONEY.

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