Definitions of secret:
  • noun:   information known only to a special group
    Example: "The secret of Cajun cooking"
  • noun:   something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)
    Example: "The combination to the safe was a secret"
  • noun:   something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained
    Example: "It remains one of nature's secrets"
  • adjective:   communicated covertly
    Example: "Their a secret signal was a wink"
  • adjective:   not open or public; kept private or not revealed
    Example: "A secret formula"
  • adjective:   the next to highest level of official classification for documents
  • adjective:   not expressed
    Example: "Secret (or private) thoughts"
  • adjective:   indulging only covertly
  • adjective:   designed to elude detection
    Example: "A secret passage"
  • adjective:   not openly made known
    Example: "A secret marriage"
  • adjective:   (of information) given in confidence or in secret
    Example: "Their secret communications"
  • adjective:   hidden from general view or use
    Example: "A secret garden"
  • adjective:   having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding
    Example: "The secret learning of the ancients"
  • adjective:   conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
    Example: "Secret missions"

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