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Synonyms for privacy
ˈpraɪ və si; Brit. also ˈprɪv ə si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. privacy, privateness, seclusion(noun)

    the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others

    Synonyms:
    privateness, secrecy, concealment, seclusion

  2. privacy, privateness, secrecy, concealment(noun)

    the condition of being concealed or hidden

    Synonyms:
    cover, concealment, hiding, privateness, covert, concealing, screen, secretiveness, secrecy, seclusion, silence

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. privacy

    In retirement one withdraws from association he has had with others; we speak of the retirement of a public man to private life, tho he may still be much in company. In seclusion one shuts himself away from the society of all except intimate friends or attendants; in solitude no other person is present. While seclusion is ordinarily voluntary, solitude may be enforced; we speak of the solitude rather than the seclusion of a prisoner. As "private" denotes what concerns ourselves individually, privacy denotes freedom from the presence or observation of those not concerned or whom we desire not to have concerned in our affairs; privacy is more commonly temporary than seclusion; we speak of a moment's privacy. There may be loneliness without solitude, as amid an unsympathizing crowd, and solitude without loneliness, as when one is glad to be alone.

    Synonyms:
    loneliness, retirement, seclusion, solitude

    Antonyms:
    association, companionship, company, converse, fellowship, society

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. privacy

    Synonyms:
    retirement, secrecy, solitude, seclusion, retreat, concealment

    Antonyms:
    publicity, currency, notoriety, exposure

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. privacy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    secrecy, concealment

  2. privacy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    retreat, retirement, seclusion, solitude

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. privacy(n)

    Synonyms:
    retirement, seclusion, retreat, solitude, concealment, secrecy, secret

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    confidentiality, intimacy, secrecy, confidentiality

How to pronounce privacy?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say privacy in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#846cover
#1049screen
#3308retirement
#6644silence
#8206retreat
#9502confidentiality
#10681hiding
#17563covert
#19348secrecy
#20144intimacy
#21790solitude
#24363loneliness
#39704concealment
#43160seclusion
#44024concealing
#326183secretiveness

How to use privacy in a sentence?

  1. Pavel Durov:

    This is a big debate concerning the values of the society in question : Whether the risk of a terrorist act is more important than the 100 % right to privacy, this should be decided by the people of the country in question. Not by Pavel Durov.

  2. Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    We have to be vigorous in fighting terrorism and protecting the American people, but we have to do it in a way that protects the constitutional rights of the American people, and I'm very, very worried about the invasion of privacy rights that we are seeing, not only from the National Security Agency) and the government, but from corporate America, as well. We are losing our privacy rights. It's a huge issue.

  3. United States:

    If European Court of Justice strikes down Privacy Shield because of United States, European Court of Justice should lead to a significant push for congressional reform of United States surveillance law.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    In light of your notice of intent to the acting director of national intelligence, The Intelligence Committee requests a voluntary interview with your client on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in the afternoon, following the public testimony of acting Director Maguire before The Intelligence Committee. The Intelligence Committee is prepared to work with you to identify a secure location and format that preserves your clients privacy and ensure protection from reprisalor threat of reprisal.

  5. Phil Berger:

    This should tell you all you need to know about Cooper and Senate Democrats’ motives, they aren’t interested in moving past this issue or protecting the privacy and safety of North Carolina families. They’re brass-knuckled politicians who want to wage a nasty culture war with divisive issues, so they can keep filling their campaign coffers with cash from fringe liberal activists.


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