Definition of secret:

part of speech: noun

That which is purposely concealed or untold; something unknown; that which, when made known, makes something clear.

part of speech: noun

Something concealed.

part of speech: noun

That which is concealed: anything unrevealed or unknown: privacy: a light flexible coat of chain- mail worn under the ordinary outer garments. Sir W. Scott.

part of speech: adjective

Concealed; secluded; private; having secrets; reserved.

part of speech: adjective

Hidden or concealed; removed from sight; kept from general knowledge; mysterious; private: secret service, government detective service.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

Put apart or separate: concealed from notice: removed from sight: unrevealed: hidden: secluded: retired: private: keeping secrets: reserved.

Usage examples for secret:

  • They're keepin' it secret from you. "Seven Little Australians", Ethel Sybil Turner.
  • She had no secret she would not tell him. "The Vicar of Bullhampton", Anthony Trollope.
  • But it is a great secret "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  • It is a secret known only to my master and myself. "The Amulet", Hendrik Conscience.

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