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Meaning of SECRET

Pronunciation:  'seekrit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained; "how it got out is a mystery"; "it remains one of nature's secrets"
  2. [n]  information known only to a special group; "the secret of Cajun cooking"
  3. [n]  something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on); "the combination to the safe was a secret"; "he tried to keep his drinking a secret"
  4. [adj]  not openly made known; "a secret marriage"; "a secret bride"
  5. [adj]  the next to highest level of official classification for documents
  6. [adj]  having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding; "mysterious symbols"; "the mystical style of Blake"; "occult lore"; "the secret learning of the ancients"
  7. [adj]  not expressed; "secret (or private) thoughts"
  8. [adj]  conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods; "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation"; "underground resistance"
  9. [adj]  indulging only covertly; "a closet alcoholic"; "closet liberals"
  10. [adj]  communicated covertly; "their a secret signal was a wink"; "secret messages"
  11. [adj]  (of information) given in confidence or in secret; "closet information"; "this arrangement must be kept confidential"; "their secret communications"
  12. [adj]  hidden from general view or use; "a privy place to rest and think"; "a secluded romantic spot"; "a secret garden"
  13. [adj]  designed to elude detection; "a hidden room or place of concealment such as a priest hole"; "a secret passage"; "the secret compartment in the desk"
  14. [adj]  not open or public; kept private or not revealed; "a secret formula"; "secret ingredients"; "secret talks"

SECRET is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: arcanum, clandestine, classified, cloak-and-dagger, closed book, closet(a), concealed, confidential, covert, enigma, esoteric, hidden, hole-and-corner(a), hugger-mugger, hush-hush, inward, mysterious, mystery, mystic, mystical, occult, on the quiet(p), orphic, private, privy, secluded, surreptitious, unacknowledged, unavowed, undercover, underground
 See Also: cabala, cabbala, cabbalah, confidence, countersign, esoterica, info, information, kabala, kabbala, kabbalah, open secret, parole, password, perplexity, trade secret, watchword, word



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Se"cret\, a. [F. secret (cf. Sp.& Pg. secreto, It.
    secreto, segreto), fr. L. secretus, p. p. of secrernere to
    put apart, to separate. See {Certain}, and cf. {Secrete},
    1. Hidden; concealed; as, secret treasure; secret plans; a
       secret vow. --Shak.
             The secret things belong unto the Lord our God; but
             those things which are revealed belong unto us.
                                                   --Deut. xxix.
    2. Withdraw from general intercourse or notice; in retirement
       or secrecy; secluded.
             There, secret in her sapphire cell, He with the
             Na["i]s wont to dwell.                --Fenton.
    3. Faithful to a secret; not inclined to divulge or betray
       confidence; secretive. [R.]
             Secret Romans, that have spoke the word, And will
             not palter.                           --Shak.
    4. Separate; distinct. [Obs.]
             They suppose two other divine hypostases superior
             thereunto, which were perfectly secret from matter.
    Syn: Hidden; concealed; secluded; retired; unseen; unknown;
         private; obscure; recondite; latent; covert;
         clandestine; privy. See {Hidden}.
  2. \Se"cret\, n. [F. secret (cf. Pr. secret, Sp. & Pg.
    secreto, It. secreto, segreto), from L. secretum. See
    {Secret}, a.]
    1. Something studiously concealed; a thing kept from general
       knowledge; what is not revealed, or not to be revealed.
             To tell our secrets is often folly; to communicate
             those of others is treachery.         --Rambler.
    2. A thing not discovered; what is unknown or unexplained; a
             All secrets of the deep, all nature's works.
    3. pl. The parts which modesty and propriety require to be
       concealed; the genital organs.
    {In secret}, in a private place; in privacy or secrecy; in a
       state or place not seen; privately.
             Bread eaten in secret is pleasant.    --Prov. ix.
  3. \Se"cret\, v. t.
    To keep secret. [Obs.] --Bacon.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you or someone has a secret, represents hidden power. It suggests that something needs to emerge from your unconscious.