Complete Definition of "secret"

English

rank|March|whatever|reach|670|secret|showed|ancient|parts

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˈsiːkɹət/
audio|en-us-secret.ogg|Audio (US)
Hyphenation: se·cret

Etymology 1
From Latin secretum

Adjective
secret

  1. being or kept hidden.

#:We went down a secret passage.

Synonyms
private
confidential
concealed

Translations
trans-top|being or kept hidden.
Arabic: سري (sirri)
Bulgarian: таен (taen) m, тайна (tajna) f, тайно (tajno) n
Catalan: secret m
Czech: tajný m
Dutch: geheim
Finnish: salainen
French: secret m
Frisian: geheim
German: geheim
Greek: κρυφός (krifos) m, μυστικός (mistikos) m
Hebrew: סודי (sodi)
Indonesian: rahasia
trans-mid
Interlingua: secrete
Italian: segreto
Old English: dyrne
Polish: sekretny m, sekretna m, sekretne f, tajny m, tajna f, tajne n
Romanian: secret m, secretă f, tainic m, tainică f,
Scottish Gaelic: rùnach, dìomhair
Slovene: skriven m, skrivna f, skrivno n
Spanish: secreto m, secreta f
Swedish: hemlig
Telugu: రహస్య (rahasya)
Volapük: klänik
Welsh: cyfrin, dirgel
trans-bottom

Noun
en-noun

  1. Knowledge that is hidden and intended to be kept hidden.

#:Can you keep a secret? So can I.

Translations

Arabic: ARchar|سر (sirr) m
Bulgarian: тайна (tajna) f
Chinese: 秘密 (mìmì)
Czech: tajemství n
Dutch: geheim n
Estonian: saladus
Finnish: salaisuus
French: secret m
German: Geheimnis n
Greek: μυστικό (mistiko) n
Hebrew: סוד (sod) m
Hungarian: titok
Interlingua: secreto
Italian: segreto m
mid
Japanese: 秘密 (ひみつ, himitsu)
Korean: 비밀 (bimil)
Old English: run|rūn f
Polish: sekret m, tajemnica f
Portuguese: segredo m
Romanian: secret n, taină f
Russian: тайна (tájna) f
Scottish Gaelic: rùn m
Slovene: skrivnost f
Spanish: secreto m
Swedish: hemlighet c
Telugu: రహస్యం (rahasyaM)
Volapük: klän
Welsh: cyfrinach

Related terms
keep secret
family secret
secret admirer
secret police
secret service
secrete
secretion
secretive
secretly
top secret

Antonyms
overt

Etymology 2
back-form reading secreted as secret + -ed instead of secrete + -d by influence of the above senses of secret.

Pronunciation
/ˈsikrət/

Verb
en-verb

  1. To secrete (to hide away).

Usage notes
This word is not in standard or formal usage, where secrete is used instead.

Category:1000 English basic words


French

Adjective
fr-adj|f=secrète

  1. #Adjective|secret

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. #Noun|secret

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fi:secret
sv:secret
ta:secret
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