Definitions of privately

  1. kept private or confined to those intimately concerned; "it was discussed privately between the two men"; "privately, she thought differently"; "some member of his own party hoped privately for his defeat"; "he was questioned in private" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. In a manner affecting an individual; personally not officially; as, he is not privately benefited. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. In a private manner. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. Not openly; secretly. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for privately

  1. " There are things I wanted to discuss with you privately anyway. – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  2. We girls privately thought that he might have spunked up a little sooner instead of spending all those weary years in growing grey, no matter how becoming it had proven to be; but Zebedee told me he rather felt that Miss Cox and Mr. Gordon were more suited to each other than they had been in their youth. – Vacation with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed