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Private

Pronunciation of Private
/pɹˈa͡ɪvət/, /pɹˈa‍ɪvət/, /p_ɹ_ˈaɪ_v_ə_t/

Synonyms for private:

Sense 1

residential, incognito, misunderstood, unheeded, own, unspecified, soldier, undiscovered, unidentified, commonly, demotic, unacknowledged, intangible, anonymous, unheard, unforeseeable, undisclosed, unremarked, unrecorded, unexplained, domestic, unidentifiable, hush-hush, unrecognized, unexplored, strange, auricular, unfamiliar, unsuspected, popularize, chicken-and-egg, vox pop, unknowable, indeterminable, indeterminate, inconceivable.

Sense 2

obscure, nameless, invisible, unknown, incalculable, finely, unaccounted-for, unheralded, populist, unsolved, popularly.

Sense 3

unmarked, uncertain, inside, undeclared, new, popular.

Sense 4

mystery.

Sense 5

folk.

Sense 6

dark, closed.

clandestine

surreptitious.

distinctive

characteristic.

enigmatic

stealthy.

every

each.

furtive

clandestine.

inmost

innermost.

interior

inner.

intimate

inmost.

nonmilitary

civilian.

personal

proper.

segregated

roped off.

tete-a-tete

tete a tete.

unauthorized

unofficial.

within

internal.

all (adjective)

secret, individual.

hidden, isolated (adjective)

sequestered, secluded.

inmost (adjective)

innermost, inmost.

nonmilitary (adjective)

civilian.

personal, intimate (adjective)

individual, particular, own, privy, hush-hush, reserved, clandestine, secret, inside, closet, exclusive, unofficial, confidential, nonpublic.

private (adjective)

secret, intimate, confidential, personal, esoteric, exclusive.

restrained (adjective)

reserved.

secluded (adjective)

isolated.

secret (adjective)

hush-hush, privy, confidential, inside.

special (adjective)

own, behind-the-scenes, isolated, single.

surreptitious (adjective)

hole-and-corner.

undercover (adjective)

stealth.

unlisted (adjective)

unrecorded.

within (adjective)

internal.

Sense 2 (noun)

anonymous, uncertain, strange, obscure, unknown.

Sense 4 (noun)

inside, auricular.

lowest rank of person enlisted in armed service (noun)

soldier.

private (noun)

confidential, individual, sequestered, tete a tete, close, one-on-one, closet, clubby, personal, closed-door, secret, common soldier, cloistered, reclusive, secluded, privy, snobby, inward, buck private, cliquish, offstage, backstage, snobbish, toffee-nosed, clannish, insular, nonpublic.

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