(1) Incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect
"His business with the cane was hilarious"
(2) The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
"He's not in my line of business"
(3) The activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
"Computers are now widely used in business"
(4) The volume of commercial activity
"Business is good today"
"Show me where the business was today"
(5) A rightful concern or responsibility
"It's none of your business"
"Mind your own business"
(6) An immediate objective
"Gossip was the main business of the evening"
(7) Business concerns collectively
"Government and business could not agree"
(8) A commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
"He bought his brother's business"
"A small mom-and-pop business"
"A racially integrated business concern"
(9) Customers collectively
"They have an upper class clientele"