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Synonyms for private
ˈpraɪ vɪtpri·vate

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Wiktionary

  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 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. Tom Burt:

    We believe it's important to share significant threat activity like that we're announcing today, we think it's critical that governments and the private sector are increasingly transparent about nation-state activity so we can all continue the global dialogue about protecting the internet.

  2. Suma Chakrabarti:

    By concentrating on the private sector we are seeking to actively contribute to the reform and recovery of the country’s economy.

  3. Melania Trump:

    Be Best will continue to shine a light on successful programs like MATER that demonstrate positive results for children. Over the past year, I have traveled both nationally and internationally -- learning about many of the programs offered through private organizations, schools and hospitals, which are meant to help children and families as they deal with drug addiction, what I consistently hear is the need for support at all levels.

  4. President Trump:

    What they've been able to do -- the private sector, this is a five - to 15-minute test, as an example -- the Abbott Laboratories' test. These tests are highly sophisticated -- very quick, very good. This is things that didn't even exist a short while ago.

  5. Jay Gruden:

    I think people in personal circles talk their own personal way from their own groups they think are private, you may say some stuff to a good buddy of yours you’ve known for a long time that you wouldn’t say to anybody else in the world. On the golf course, I might say a few things I would never say to anyone else. Just the way it is. [Jon’s] a great person, great human and great football coach but I wouldn’t say it’s commonplace. It just happened the way it happened.


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