Synonyms for Industry:

n.

capital, dedication, challenge, pursuit, work, strain, undertaking, heavy lifting. boom and bust, action, trading, capitalist, traffic, consumer confidence, credit crunch, Agronomics, boom, austerity, depression, buoyancy, deflation. planned obsolescence, productive, industrial, assiduousness, industrious, factory, process, reverse engineering, automated, MFG. generation, Heavy Industry, making, means of production. the BSI, marque, maker, proprietary name, tm, MFR, trademark, the ANSI, manufacturer. action (noun)
process, occupation.
application (noun)
zeal, dedication.
business (noun)
calling, retailing, labor, barter, corporation, consortium, employment, company, establishment, business, livelihood, selling, undertaking, affair, merchant, position, busy work, market, practice, transaction, vocation, specialty, trade, career, occupation, interest, profession, exchange, job, service, commerce, negotiation, trading, venture, management, concern, situation, activity, proprietorship, enterprise, posting, commission, partnership, station, firm, holding, assignment.
commerce (noun)
retailing.
commercial enterprise (noun)
mass production, production.
diligence (noun)
assiduousness.
effort (noun)
venture, strain, job.
hard work (noun)
activity, diligence, care, enterprise, zeal, inventiveness, labor, energy.
industry (noun)
manufacture, industriousness, diligence.
manufacturing (noun)
business, corporation, commerce, production, big business, trade, traffic, management.
manufacturing plant (noun)
factory.

Other synonyms:

automated, MFR, maker, MFG, making, planned obsolescence, action, the ANSI, marque, proprietary name, Heavy Industry, manufacturer, assiduousness, the BSI, productive, mass production. trademark, traffic, trading, work. industrial. process. generation. production. industry
zeal.
plant
factory.

Usage examples for industry

  1. Where private industry cannot build, the Government must step in to do the job. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  2. The Americans saw the development of the industry with anger and alarm. – The Path of Empire A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume 46 in The Chronicles of America Series by Carl Russell Fish