Definitions For Public


  • A body of people sharing some common interest
  • People in general considered as a whole
  • The people of a country, state, etc.
  • A group of people who have a shared interest, quality, etc.


  • Affecting the people or community as a whole


  • Not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole

Is Public a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Public is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Public in a Sentence

  • Public outrage over the scandal eventually forced him to resign.
  • The ads are intended to increase public awareness of the risks of smoking.
  • She was elected to a public office.
  • The beach is open to the public.
  • The general public is in favor of the law.
  • Members of the public called for the mayor's resignation.

Synonyms for Public

Antonyms for Public

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