Definitions of secret

  1. To keep secret.
  2. information known only to a special group; " the secret of Cajun cooking"
  3. something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained; " how it got out is a mystery"; " it remains one of nature's secrets"
  4. something that should remain hidden from others ( especially information that is not to be passed on); " the combination to the safe was a secret"; " he tried to keep his drinking a secret"
  5. That which is purposely concealed or untold; something unknown; that which, when made known, makes something clear.
  6. 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.
  7. Something concealed.
  8. Something not to be told or not known.
  9. An underlying reason.
  10. Secretness.
  11. Something studiously concealed; a thing not discovered; a silent spoken prayer in the service of the mass. In secret, in a private place. See Secern.
  12. Something studiously concealed; something undiscovered or unknown.
  13. conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods; " clandestine intelligence operations"; " cloak- and- dagger activities behind enemy lines"; " hole- and- corner intrigue"; " secret missions"; " a secret agent"; " secret sales of arms"; " surreptitious mobilization of troops"; " an undercover investigation"; " underground resistance"
  14. not expressed; " secret ( or private) thoughts"
  15. not open or public; kept private or not revealed; " a secret formula"; " secret ingredients"; " secret talks"
  16. not openly made known; " a secret marriage"; " a secret bride"
  17. the next to highest level of official classification for documents
  18. communicated covertly; " their a secret signal was a wink"; " secret messages"
  19. Withdraw from general intercourse or notice; in retirement or secrecy; secluded.
  20. Faithful to a secret; not inclined to divulge or betray confidence; secretive.
  21. Separate; distinct.
  22. Something studiously concealed; a thing kept from general knowledge; what is not revealed, or not to be revealed.
  23. A thing not discovered; what is unknown or unexplained; a mystery.
  24. The parts which modesty and propriety require to be concealed; the genital organs.
  25. Hidden or concealed; removed from sight; kept from general knowledge; mysterious; private: secret service, government detective service.
  26. Put apart or separate: concealed from notice: removed from sight: unrevealed: hidden: secluded: retired: private: keeping secrets: reserved.
  27. Concealed; secluded; private; having secrets; reserved.
  28. Separate; hidden; private; secluded; close mouthed.
  29. Concealed from notice; private; unknown; occult; not apparent; known to God only.
  30. Concealed; hidden; kept from the view or knowledge of all except those concerned; not revealed; secluded; private; not apparent; occult; obscure; known to God alone.