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1. secretary

noun. ['ˈsɛkrəˌtɛri'] an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization.

Synonyms

  • receptionist
  • supporter
  • amanuensis
  • helper
  • shorthand typist
  • assistant
  • stenographer
  • social secretary
  • executive secretary
  • secretarial assistant

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disservice
  • worsen
  • act

Etymology

  • secretarius (Latin)
  • secretus (Latin)

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2. secretary

noun. ['ˈsɛkrəˌtɛri'] a person who is head of an administrative department of government.

Synonyms

  • undersecretary
  • Secretary of Transportation
  • Agriculture Secretary
  • Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
  • Interior Secretary
  • Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  • Secretary of Commerce
  • Secretary of Agriculture
  • Secretary of Health and Human Services
  • chief
  • head
  • Secretary of Education
  • Attorney General
  • Treasury Secretary
  • US Attorney General
  • Energy Secretary
  • Secretary of the Treasury
  • Secretary of Labor
  • Education Secretary
  • Secretary of State
  • Labor Secretary
  • Secretary of Energy
  • United States Attorney General
  • top dog
  • Commerce Secretary
  • Secretary of the Interior
  • Transportation Secretary
  • Defense Secretary

Antonyms

  • bad person
  • dominant
  • inexperienced
  • extrinsic

Etymology

  • secretarius (Latin)
  • secretus (Latin)

3. executive

noun. ['ɪgˈzɛkjətɪv'] a person responsible for the administration of a business.

Synonyms

  • rainmaker
  • Surgeon General
  • corporate executive
  • executive director
  • business executive
  • government minister
  • administrator
  • vice president
  • V.P.
  • decision maker

Antonyms

  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot
  • nonmember

Etymology

  • executif (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. executive

noun. ['ɪgˈzɛkjətɪv'] persons who administer the law.

Synonyms

  • Clinton administration
  • Reagan administration
  • brass
  • authorities
  • regime
  • Carter administration
  • organisation
  • government
  • governing body
  • governance
  • administration
  • establishment
  • organization

Antonyms

  • finish
  • inactivity
  • layman
  • idle

Etymology

  • executif (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. secretary

noun. ['ˈsɛkrəˌtɛri'] a person to whom a secret is entrusted.

Synonyms

  • confidant
  • intimate

Antonyms

  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot

Etymology

  • secretarius (Latin)
  • secretus (Latin)

6. secretary

noun. ['ˈsɛkrəˌtɛri'] a desk used for writing.

Synonyms

  • writing table
  • secretaire
  • desk

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • undock
  • natural depression
  • follow

Etymology

  • secretarius (Latin)
  • secretus (Latin)

7. executive

noun. ['ɪgˈzɛkjətɪv'] someone who manages a government agency or department.

Synonyms

  • Director of Central Intelligence
  • prefect
  • head
  • DCI
  • triumvir
  • top dog
  • commissioner
  • administrator
  • Secretary General

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • undock
  • natural depression
  • follow

Etymology

  • executif (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

Example sentences of the word executive-secretary


1. Noun Phrase
In order to keep an office running smoothly, an executive secretary must prioritize the mail that comes across her desk and the calls that come into the office.

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