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1. secret

adjective. ['ˈsiːkrət, ˈsiːkrɪt'] not open or public; kept private or not revealed.

Antonyms

  • impersonal

Etymology

  • secrette (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secret (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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How do you pronounce secret?

Pronounce secret as ˈsikrɪt.

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How to spell secret? Is it serait? Or secreat? Common misspellings are:

  • serait
  • secreat

Example sentences of the word secret


1. Adjective
Keep the dinner a secret by telling him you need him to come over to fix something.

2. Noun, singular or mass
One of the best-known recipes protected by trade secret is the recipe for Coca-Cola.

Quotes containing the word secret


1. I'll let you in on a secret: I can't stand Jay Ward. I hate being compared to Rocky and Bullwinkle. It's just a different style of humor.
- John Kricfalusi

2. The real secret of success is enthusiasm.
- Walter Chrysler

3. One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

2. secret

noun. ['ˈsiːkrət, ˈsiːkrɪt'] something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on).

Synonyms

  • trade secret
  • info
  • information
  • confidence

Antonyms

  • open
  • undisguised
  • unrestricted
  • state-supported

Etymology

  • secrette (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secret (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. secret

adjective. ['ˈsiːkrət, ˈsiːkrɪt'] conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods.

Synonyms

  • undercover
  • underground
  • hole-and-corner
  • cloak-and-dagger
  • hugger-mugger
  • hush-hush
  • covert
  • surreptitious

Antonyms

  • visible
  • explicit
  • unprotected
  • stay

Etymology

  • secrette (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secret (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. secret

adjective. ['ˈsiːkrət, ˈsiːkrɪt'] not openly made known.

Synonyms

  • unavowed

Antonyms

  • confine
  • categoreme

Etymology

  • secrette (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secret (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. secret

adjective. ['ˈsiːkrət, ˈsiːkrɪt'] not expressed.

Synonyms

  • private

Antonyms

  • significant
  • tidy

Etymology

  • secrette (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secret (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. secret

adjective. ['ˈsiːkrət, ˈsiːkrɪt'] communicated covertly.

Antonyms

  • certain

Etymology

  • secrette (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secret (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. secret

adjective. ['ˈsiːkrət, ˈsiːkrɪt'] (of information) given in confidence or in secret.

Synonyms

  • confidential

Antonyms

  • uncertain
  • sure

Etymology

  • secrette (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secret (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. secret

noun. ['ˈsiːkrət, ˈsiːkrɪt'] something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained.

Synonyms

  • mystery
  • perplexity
  • closed book

Antonyms

  • known
  • declared
  • outwardness
  • outgoing

Etymology

  • secrette (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secret (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. secret

adjective. ['ˈsiːkrət, ˈsiːkrɪt'] indulging only covertly.

Antonyms

  • explicable

Etymology

  • secrette (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secret (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. secret

adjective. ['ˈsiːkrət, ˈsiːkrɪt'] having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding.

Synonyms

  • mysterious
  • mystical
  • mystic
  • esoteric
  • orphic

Antonyms

  • categorem
  • synonym
  • overhead
  • surface

Etymology

  • secrette (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secret (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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