What does the word private mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A common soldier.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Privateness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Privately.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Retired; secluded; secret; restricted; personal; without rank.

Usage examples for private

  1. One morning he was summoned to the senior partner's private room. – Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain
  2. It will serve every demand, public and private. – The Life Radiant by Lilian Whiting