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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. secretary

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

Synonyms

  • confidant
  • intimate

Antonyms

  • reverse
  • tail
  • foot

Etymology

  • secretarius (Latin)
  • secretus (Latin)

4. secretary

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

Synonyms

  • writing table
  • secretaire
  • desk

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • undock
  • natural depression
  • follow

Etymology

  • secretarius (Latin)
  • secretus (Latin)

5. treasury

noun. ['ˈtrɛʒɝi'] the funds of a government or institution or individual.

Synonyms

  • finances
  • monetary resource
  • funds
  • subtreasury
  • cash in hand
  • trough
  • till
  • pecuniary resource
  • bursary
  • public treasury
  • fisc

Etymology

  • tresorie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tresor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. treasury

noun. ['ˈtrɛʒɝi'] the government department responsible for collecting and managing and spending public revenues.

Etymology

  • tresorie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tresor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. Treasury

noun. the federal department that collects revenue and administers federal finances; the Treasury Department was created in 1789.

Synonyms

  • Comptroller of the Currency
  • ATF
  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Financial Management Service
  • USCB
  • Office of Intelligence Support
  • Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
  • OIS
  • executive department
  • FinCEN
  • United States Mint
  • Customs Service
  • Bureau of Customs
  • US Mint
  • Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Customs Bureau
  • U.S. Mint
  • United States Treasury
  • IRS

8. Treasury

noun. the British cabinet minister responsible for economic strategy.

Synonyms

  • British Cabinet
  • cabinet minister

9. Treasury

noun. negotiable debt obligations of the United States government which guarantees that interest and principal payments will be paid on time.

Synonyms

  • T-bill
  • Treasury note
  • Treasury obligations
  • Treasury bill
  • government bond

10. treasury

noun. ['ˈtrɛʒɝi'] a depository (a room or building) where wealth and precious objects can be kept safely.

Synonyms

  • deposit
  • depository
  • depositary

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • dislodge
  • nonpayment
  • withdraw

Etymology

  • tresorie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • tresor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word treasury-secretary


1. Noun Phrase
In 1833, Jackson ordered the treasury secretary to withdraw federal funding of the Second Bank in direct opposition to Congress.

2. Noun Phrase
Alexander Hamilton, born in the Caribbean to a single mother, had worked his way up to become the first treasury secretary.

3. Noun Phrase
Roosevelt’s treasury secretary expressed frustration over the program in 1939, saying the government had overspent and it wasn’t working.

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