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Definitions of public

  1. a body of people sharing some common interest; "the reading public" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The people in general. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. The people: the general body of mankind: the people, indefinitely. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. The people. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. The people collectively. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. 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.
  7. affecting the people or community as a whole; "community leaders"; "community interests"; "the public welfare" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Open to the knowledge or view of all; general; common; notorious; as, public report; public scandal. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. Open to common or general use; as, a public road; a public house. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. 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
  13. A public house; an inn. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. Pertaining to the community; common; generally known. 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. 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.

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Usage examples for public

  1. I can truly say that pauvre inconnu as I then was, I had pretty nearly as high an idea of my works as I have at this moment, when the public has decided in their favor.... – Stories of Authors, British and American by Edwin Watts Chubb
  2. The ring was in a hall back of a public house. – The Boy Scout and Other Stories for Boys by Richard Harding Davis
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