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Definition 1: a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for privy in the sense of this definition

(privy is a kind of ...) a building that is subordinate to and separate from a main building

Definition 2: a room or building equipped with one or more toilets - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for privy in the sense of this definition

(privy is a kind of ...) an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling

"the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"

(... is a kind of privy ) (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship

(... is a kind of privy ) a toilet that is available to the public

(... is a kind of privy ) a lavatory (particularly a lavatory in a public place)

(... is a kind of privy ) a toilet in Britain

(privy is a part of ...) a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

Definition 3: (followed by `to') informed about something secret or not generally known - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where privy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • privy to the details of the conspiracy

(privy is similar to ...) having much knowledge or education

"an informed public" "informed opinion" "the informed customer"

Definition 4: hidden from general view or use - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where privy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a privy place to rest and think
  • a secluded romantic spot
  • a secret garden

Synonyms for privy in the sense of this definition

(privy is similar to ...) confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy

"a private place" "private discussions" "private lessons" "a private club" "a private secretary" "private property" "the former President is now a private citizen" "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"

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