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Definitions of public

  1. affecting the people or community as a whole; "community leaders"; "community interests"; "the public welfare" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. people in general considered as a whole; "he is a hero in the eyes of the public" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole; "the public good"; "public libraries"; "public funds"; "public parks"; "a public scandal"; "public gardens"; "performers and members of royal families are public figures" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a body of people sharing some common interest; "the reading public" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Of or pertaining to the people; belonging to the people; relating to, or affecting, a nation, state, or community; -- opposed to private; as, the public treasury. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. Open to the knowledge or view of all; general; common; notorious; as, public report; public scandal. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Open to common or general use; as, a public road; a public house. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. The general body of mankind, or of a nation, state, or community; the people, indefinitely; as, the American public; also, a particular body or aggregation of people; as, an author's public. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. A public house; an inn. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. Of or pertaining to the people at large; as, public property; open; generally known; common to all; open to general use. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. The people in general. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Publicly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Of or belonging to the people: pertaining to a community or a nation: general: common to all: generally known. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. The people: the general body of mankind: the people, indefinitely. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Pertaining to the community; common; generally known. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. The people. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. Pertaining to the public at large; open to all; well-known. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. The people collectively. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. Pertaining to a nation, state, or community; extending to a whole people; circulating among all classes; open to all; notorious; regarding the good of the community; open to common use. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. The general body of a nation; the people indefinitely. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. Pert. to a state or community; extending to a whole people; not private; common; open to all. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. The people at large; the many; the people indefinitely. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  23. Pertaining to a state, nation, or whole community; proceeding from, re- lating to, or affecting the whole body of people or an entire community. Open to all; notorious. Common to all or many; general ; open to common use. Morgan v. Cree, 46 Vt. 786, 14 Am. Rep. 640; Crane v. Waters (C. C.) 10 Fed. 621; Austin v. Soule, 36 Vt. 650; Appeal of Eliot, 74 Coun. 586, 51 Atl. 558; 0'IIara v. Miller, 1 Kulp (Pa.) 295. A distinction has been made between the terms "public" aud "general." They are sometimes used as synonymous. The former term is applied strictly to that which concerns all the citizens aud every member of the state; while the latter includes a lesser, though still a large, portion of the community. 1 Greenl. Ev. thelawdictionary.org
  24. pub'lik, adj. of or belonging to the people: pertaining to a community or a nation: general: common to or shared in by all: generally known.--n. the people: the general body of mankind: the people, indefinitely: a public-house, tavern.--ns. PUB'LICAN, the keeper of an inn or public-house: (orig.) a farmer-general of the Roman taxes: a tax-collector; PUBLIC[=A]'TION, the act of publishing or making public: a proclamation: the act of printing and sending out for sale, as a book: that which is published as a book, &c.--ns.pl. PUB'LIC-BILLS, -LAWS, &c., bills, laws, &c. which concern the interests of the whole people; PUB'LIC-FUNDS, money lent to government for which interest is paid of a stated amount at a stated time.--ns. PUB'LIC-HOUSE, a house open to the public: one chiefly used for selling beer and other liquors: an inn or tavern; PUB'LIC-INSTIT[=U]'TION, an institution kept up by public funds for the public use, as an educational or charitable foundation; PUB'LICIST, one who writes on or is skilled in public law, or on current political topics; PUBLIC'ITY, the state of being public or open to the knowledge of all: notoriety; PUB'LIC-LAW (see INTERNATIONAL).--adv. PUB'LICLY.--adjs. PUB'LIC-MIND'ED, -SPIR'ITED, having a spirit actuated by regard to the public interest: with a regard to the public interest.--ns. PUB'LICNESS; PUB'LIC-OPIN'ION, the view which the people of a district or county take of any question of public interest; PUB'LIC-POL'ICY, the main principles or spirit upon which the law of a country is constructed; PUB'LIC-SPIR'IT, a strong desire and effort to work on behalf of the public interest.--adv. PUB'LIC-SPIR'ITEDLY.--n. PUB'LIC-SPIR'ITEDNESS.--n.pl. PUB'LIC-WORKS, permanent works or improvements made for public use or benefit.--PUBLIC HEALTH, the department in any government, municipality, &c. which superintends sanitation; PUBLIC HOLIDAY, a general holiday ordained by parliament; PUBLIC LANDS, lands belonging to government, esp. such as are open to sale, grant, &c.; PUBLIC ORATOR, an officer of English universities who is the voice of the Senate upon all public occasions; PUBLIC SCHOOL (see SCHOOL).--IN PUBLIC, in open view. [Fr.,--L. publicus--populus, the people.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  25. a. & n. of, concerning, the people as a whole, as p. utility, offence, holiday, (Parl.) p. act, bill; done by or for, representing, the people, as p. prosecution, prosecutor, assembly; (Univv.) of, for, acting for, the university, as p. orator, lacture, examination; open to, shared by, the people, as p. baths, library, road; p. house, inn, tavern, providing food& lodging, esp. alcoholic liquors to be consumed on premises; p. education (at school, also, at p. school); p. school, one under p. management, esp. endowed grammar (usu. boarding-) school preparing pupils chiefly for universities or public services, often maintaining discipline with help of pupils; open to general observation, done or existing in p., as made a p. protest, gave it p. utterance, whence or cogn. publicity n., publicly adv.; of, engaged in, the affairs or service of the people, as p. life, a p. man, notary p.; p. spirit, patriotism, so p.-spirited a., -spiritedly adv., -spiritedness n.; of the nations, international, as proscribed Napoleon as a p. enemy. (N.) the (members of the) community in general, as the p. is the best judge, are the best judges, the British, American, p.; section of the community, as the reading p., the most gullible of pp.; =p. house; in p., openly, publicly. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  26. p. utility societies, co-operative or semi-philanthropic companies for dealing with the housing difficulty. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  27. n. The general body of mankind, or of a state, or community ; the people indefinitely ;-a public house ; a dram shop. Cabinet Dictionary

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