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Synonyms for private
ˈpraɪ vɪtpri·vate

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. privateadjective

    Synonyms:
    bit, private parts, secluded, personal

    Antonyms:
    public

  2. privatenoun

    Pertaining to the genitalia.

    private parts.

    Synonyms:
    secluded, personal

    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

    A soldier of the rank of private.

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

    Synonyms:
    private parts, personal, secluded, bit

    Antonyms:
    public

  5. privateadjective

    Not publicly known; not open; secret.

    The identity of the beneficiaries of the trust is private.

    Synonyms:
    private parts, personal, secluded, bit

    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:
    secluded, personal

    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 Antonyms2.0 / 1 vote

  1. private

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

    Antonyms:
    general, public, open, unconcealed

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. privateadjective

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

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How to use private in a sentence?

  1. Shankar Raman:

    The private sector today is in a very difficult situation ... It has soft demand, capacity underutilised, it has stretched balance sheets and generally, the supply chain is liquidity constrained.

  2. Willy Lam:

    While they need more input from private and foreign businesspeople, the emphasis on political correctness over free and unbridled economic development could turn off non-state-sector investors both within China and from abroad.

  3. John Manly:

    We were already aware that MSU has hired private investigators to dig up dirt on Nassar’s victims and this is one more indication that John Engler and the MSU Board of Trustees continues to treat survivors as the enemy.

  4. Herbert Hainer:

    This doesn't have anything to do with Adidas as Dreyfus gave money when he had already left the company. It was his private money.

  5. Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts:

    This rule is ridiculous, they have already proven that the IRS itself can’t safeguard personal and private information from abuse.


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