- in a public or open manner
- by, or by consent or agency of, the public
Publicly is defined as something done or said in an open place in front of everyone.
An example of something done publicly is a candidate's announcement on television to pull out of a race.
- In a public manner; openly.
- By or with consent of the public.
(comparative more publicly, superlative most publicly)
From public +"Ž -ly.
- In 1895 the term was first publicly employed by M.
- It was not till almost the 6th century that the word became a title of honour specially given to the dead whose cult was publicly celebrated in the churches.
- He publicly continued to express strong feelings about Dean's involvement.
- 14 the Croat and Serb parties in the Diet of Dalmatia publicly affirmed the principle that " the Croats and Serbs are one nation ": and this standpoint has never since been abandoned.
- Antipas is chiefly known to history in connexion with John the Baptist, who reproached him publicly for his marriage with Herodias.