Word of the Day
Apps by Dictionary
A lot vs. Alot: 9 Grammatical Pitfalls
land or belongings owned by a person or group and kept for their exclusive use
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Discover our greatest slideshows
9 Words to Help You Navigate the...
7 Chinese Loanwords to Expand Your...
Poodle, Basset & Beagle: 10 Dog...
A Look at 8 Expressions with Heart
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Word Value for
Words With Friends
The theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property.
We do not deride the fears of prospering white America. A nation of violence and private property...
(...) whatever of himself he does not put there is his private property, as much as if he had never...
Nearby words for private property
private finance initiative
private first class
private health insurance
private international law
private manual branch exchange
private member's bill
private pay bed