Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun privilege

3 senses of privilege

Sense 1
privilege -- (a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all)
       => advantage, vantage -- (the quality of having a superior or more favorable position; "the experience gave him the advantage over me")

Sense 2
prerogative, privilege, perquisite, exclusive right -- (a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right); "suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males")
       => right -- (an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away")

Sense 3
privilege -- ((law) the right to refuse to divulge information obtained in a confidential relationship)
       => right -- (an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb privilege

1 sense of privilege

Sense 1
privilege, favor, favour -- (bestow a privilege upon)
       => permit, allow, let, countenance -- (consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam")

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