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Synonyms for private
ˈpraɪ vɪtpri·vate

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Wiktionary

  1. privateadjective

    Synonyms:
    private parts, bit, personal, secluded

    Antonyms:
    public

  2. privatenoun

    Pertaining to the genitalia.

    private parts.

    Synonyms:
    personal, secluded

    Antonyms:
    public

  3. privatenoun

    Belonging to, concerning, or accessible only to an individual person or a specific group.

    Her address is private, you can't have it.

    Synonyms:
    private parts, bit, personal, secluded

    Antonyms:
    public

  4. privatenoun

    Not in governmental office or employment.

    He quit public life, living quietly as a private citizen.

    Synonyms:
    bit, private parts, secluded, personal

    Antonyms:
    public

  5. privateadjective

    Not publicly known; not open; secret.

    The identity of the beneficiaries of the trust is private.

    Synonyms:
    bit, private parts, personal, secluded

    Antonyms:
    public

  6. privateadjective

    Protected from view or disturbance by others; secluded.

    Can we go someplace more private?

    Synonyms:
    secluded, personal

    Antonyms:
    public

  7. privateadjective

    Intended only for the use of an individual, group, or organization.

    private papers

    Synonyms:
    personal, secluded

    Antonyms:
    public

  8. privateadjective

    Not accessible by the public.

    private property.

    Synonyms:
    personal, secluded

    Antonyms:
    public

  9. privateadjective

    Not traded by the public.

    private corporation.

    Synonyms:
    personal, secluded

    Antonyms:
    public

  10. privateadjective

    Secretive; reserved.

    He is a very private person.

    Synonyms:
    secluded, personal

    Antonyms:
    public

  11. privateadjective

    Not shared with another patient.

    Synonyms:
    personal, secluded

    Antonyms:
    public

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. private

    Synonyms:
    special, peculiar, individual, secret, not public, retired, privy

    Antonyms:
    general, public, open, unconcealed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. private, buck private, common soldieradjective

    an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines

    "our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value"

    Synonyms:
    buck private, common soldier

    Antonyms:
    unrestricted, impersonal, unexclusive, open, semipublic, national, public, state-supported, in the public eye(p), outward

  2. privateadjective

    confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy

    "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"

    Synonyms:
    secret, individual(a)

    Antonyms:
    in the public eye(p), public, national, state-supported, open, unrestricted, outward, semipublic, impersonal, unexclusive

  3. privateadjective

    concerning things deeply private and personal

    "private correspondence"; "private family matters"

    Synonyms:
    secret, individual(a)

    Antonyms:
    impersonal, unrestricted, state-supported, open, in the public eye(p), semipublic, public, national, unexclusive, outward

  4. individual(a), privateadjective

    concerning one person exclusively

    "we all have individual cars"; "each room has a private bath"

    Antonyms:
    semipublic, public, impersonal, unrestricted, in the public eye(p), state-supported, outward, unexclusive, open, national

  5. secret, privateadjective

    not expressed

    "secret (or private) thoughts"

    Synonyms:
    underground, occult, surreptitious, individual(a), undercover, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, mysterious, mystic, hidden, privy, clandestine, secluded, cloak-and-dagger, orphic, unavowed, confidential, hole-and-corner(a), mystical

    Antonyms:
    in the public eye(p), unrestricted, impersonal, national, outward, public, semipublic, open, unexclusive, state-supported

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. privatenoun

    Synonyms:
    secluded, retired, sequestered, isolated

  2. privatenoun

    Synonyms:
    individual, personal, special, peculiar, particular

  3. privatenoun

    Synonyms:
    secret, privy, CLANDESTINE, close

  4. privatenoun

    Synonyms:
    confidential, not to be disclosed or communicated

  5. privatenoun

    Synonyms:
    common soldier

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. privateadjective

    Synonyms:
    personal, individual, secret, secluded, covert, sequestered, hidden, unrevealed

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How to use private in a sentence?

  1. Gabriel Fiuza:

    There will be more agents: Private banks, investors and insurers. You create conditions not only to stimulate capital markets but to improve the quality of the investors, the projects and the investments.

  2. Jaime Bassa:

    The political project that the dictatorship embedded in the constitutional text remains in force, the entire system of protection of social rights, specifically social security, health, education, work and trade union cover is marked by a preference for private property and freedom of entrepreneurship.

  3. Mark Kantrowitz:

    You have to ask the question: is the return on investment of sending a child to a four-year private worth it?

  4. Chris Dodd:

    This situation is larger than a movie's release or the contents of someone's private emails, this is about the fact that criminals were able to hack in and steal what has now been identified as many times the volume of all of the printed material in the Library of Congress and threaten the livelihoods of thousands of Americans who work in the film and television industry, as well as the millions who simply choose to go to the movies.

  5. Diana Walker:

    [Clinton is] on her way and she's stopped in her tracks when she sees the length of Chelsea's skirt, it was one of those kinds of private, funny, delicious moments.

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