What is another word for publicly?

Pronunciation: [pˈʌblɪkli] (IPA)

Publicly is an adverb that means "in a manner visible or known to many people." Synonyms for publicly include openly, visibly, overtly, outwardly, transparently, explicitly, undisguisedly, manifestly, brazenly, boldly, plainly and publicly. These adverbs describe actions or attitudes that are readily apparent to all. Some synonyms may carry a negative connotation, such as brazenly and boldly, which suggest an action lacking in tact or discretion. On the other hand, transparently and openly suggest honesty and sincerity. Depending on the context, any of these synonyms may be used as a replacement for publicly to convey a similar meaning.

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What are the opposite words for publicly?

Antonyms for the word "publicly" refer to private or hidden actions or situations. These include words such as secretly, confidentially, privately, covertly, and discreetly. When something is done privately, it is intended to stay hidden from the public. This can include secret meetings, confidential documents, or personal conversations. Covertly implies that something is done in secrecy, often with an ulterior motive. Discreetly, on the other hand, suggests a level of caution or prudence when handling sensitive information. While publicly suggests an openness and transparency, antonyms like secretly and privately indicate a need for secrecy and discretion.

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Usage examples for Publicly

But when His brethren were gone up unto the feast, then went He also up, not publicly, but as it were in secret.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
How fortunate it was, how more than fortunate, that Lingard's engagement to Jane had not yet been publicly announced....
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
I had publicly announced that Mr. Whitney would bring these with him on the boat in which he was to return.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Publicly

  • Sometimes you move publicly, sometimes privately. Sometimes quietly, sometimes at the top of your voice.
    James Baker
  • Those who have known the famous are publicly debriefed of their memories, knowing as their own dusk falls that they will only be remembered for remembering someone else.
    Alan Bennett
  • Somewhere it is written that parents who are critical of other people's children and publicly admit they can do better are asking for it.
    Erma Bombeck
  • How many McDonald's gift certificates would it take to sway a lot of Americans to pledge to never publicly criticize the U.S, President?
    James Bovard
  • Most photographers would feel a certain embarrassment in admitting publicly that they carried within them a sense of wonder, yet without it they would not produce the work they do, whatever their particular field.
    Bill Brandt

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