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Private (IPA: /ˈpɹaɪvət/)


Private (a.)

Belonging to, or concerning, an individual person, company, or interest; peculiar to one's self; unconnected with others; personal; one's own; not public; not general; separate; as, a man's private opinion; private property; a private purse; private expenses or interests; a private secretary.

Private (a.)

Sequestered from company or observation; appropriated to an individual; secret; secluded; lonely; solitary; as, a private room or apartment; private prayer.

Private (a.)

Not invested with, or engaged in, public office or employment; as, a private citizen; private life.

Private (a.)

Not publicly known; not open; secret; as, a private negotiation; a private understanding.

Private (a.)

Having secret or private knowledge; privy.

Private (n.)

A secret message; a personal unofficial communication.

Private (n.)

Personal interest; particular business.

Private (n.)

Privacy; retirement.

Private (n.)

One not invested with a public office.

Private (n.)

A common soldier; a soldier below the grade of a noncommissioned officer.

Private (n.)

The private parts; the genitals.

Private

Opposite of public

Private

Something that belongs to or is accessible only to a few select people or a specific group

Private

Protected from view from outside or others

Private

Soldier of the lowest military rank

Private

Web series

Private Synonyms

Backstage, Confidential, Close, Nonpublic, Semiprivate, Tete-a-tete, Closed-door, Snobby, Privy, Insular, Esoteric, One-on-one, Reclusive, Clubby, Offstage, Cliquish, Head-to-head, Secluded, Toffee-nosed, Snobbish, Sequestered, Cloistered, Personal, Secret, Clannish

Private Synonyms

Personal, Individual

Private Synonyms

Personal

Private Synonyms

Inward, Secret

Private Synonyms

Common Soldier, Buck Private

Private (Last Name / Surname)

Private is the #61,123 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 329 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Private in Spanish is Privado

Tagalog Translation

Private in Tagalog is Lihim

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [to Lula] The way your head works is God's own private mystery." - Wild at Heart (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A private sin is not so prejudicial in this world as a public indecency." - Miguel de Cervantes

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Aiden Price: You are Private Walter Henderson, correct?" - Red vs. Blue

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As parents in private life teach wisdom to their children, so do [poets] in public life to their cities." - Philo

Example Sentence (Quote)

" But, is it possible for princes and ministers to be enlightened, when private individuals are not so?" - Jean-Baptiste Say


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