Secret synonyms

sē'krĭt

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The definition of hidden is concealed.
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Understood by only a few; esoteric
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The definition of confidential is secret, private, or shown in trust.
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Of a mysterious or obscure nature:
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Filling one with wonder or awe
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Done or acting in a stealthy manner, as if to hinder observation; surreptitious; stealthy; sneaky
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Dexterous in performing an action, so as to escape notice; nimble; skillful; cautious; shrewd; knowing; "” in a good sense.
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1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost:
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Operating secretly
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Lacking light; dim; dark; murky
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Wearing, in, or treated with, camouflage; disguised
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(Law) Done openly and publicly, without attempt at concealment and with evident intent
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Arousing wonder or curiosity, especially by being difficult to explain or understand:
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(Zoology) Well camouflaged; having good camouflage.
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Formally assigned by a government to one of several levels of sensitivity, usually (in English) top secret, secret, confidential, and, in some countries, restricted; thereby making disclosure to unauthorized persons illegal.
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Covered with or as with a veil
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Not intelligible; unable to be understood
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The definition of clandestine is something that is done in secret.
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The definition of stealthy is a person or thing that is quiet and secretive.
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With one's identity disguised or concealed.
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Suggestive of the keeping of secrets:
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Conspiring or fond of conspiracy
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(Religion) A diriment impediment in the canon law of the Roman Catholic Church, requiring the presence of witnesses to the marriage vows, one of whom must be a priest or a deacon.
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Not well known or widely known:
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Designating or of certain arts, studies, or practices, as magic, alchemy, or astrology, involving mysterious powers that some people believe can affect the way things happen
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Having richness or depth:
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Pertaining to an enigma.
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Defying description.
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Wearing, or provided with a shroud.
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Not enlightened; ignorant in general or of some particular fact.
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Of or relating to Kabballah.
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The definition of latent is something present but invisible or hidden.
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Hidden
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Not openly practiced, avowed, engaged in, accumulated, or shown:
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Dishonest and sneaky; underhanded.
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Obtained, done, or made by clandestine or stealthy means.
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Enclosed or enclosing; shut in
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Operating secretly
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Operating secretly
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Secret, not spoken of (spoken of only in hushed whispers between insiders).
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Secret; underhanded
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Operating secretly
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Operating secretly
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Operating secretly
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Mystery is defined as something that is a secret, something where there is no clear explanation, something difficult to understand or explain or something unexplainable or unsolvable.
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A feeling of assurance that a confidant will keep a secret:
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A systematic collection of regulations or rules of procedure or conduct:
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A perplexing speech or text; a riddle.
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The definition of an intrigue is something that is done secretly through plotting.
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A toy or problem for testing cleverness, skill, or ingenuity; often, specif., jigsaw puzzle
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Without deceit or trickery; straightforward.
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Almost always silent; not liking to talk; uncommunicative
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Perceived by or spoken into the ear:
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Very personal; private:
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Secret; concealed.
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Carried out secretly or confidentially
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Of the highest importance, rank, privilege, or merit.
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The biblical books included in the Septuagint and accepted in the Roman Catholic and Orthodox canon but considered noncanonical by Protestants because they are not part of the Hebrew Scriptures.
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Plural form of arcanum
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Specialized knowledge or details unknown to or misunderstood by the average person:
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A secret scheme or plot.
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A small, private room for reading, meditation, etc.
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In divorce law, in states that do not have no-fault divorce, an agreement between husband and wife to suppress facts, manufacture false evidence, or to do some act that would create or appear to create a ground for divorce. If discovered, the agreement will cause the divorce to be denied.
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(Uncountable) The property of being confidential.
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The process of conniving.
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Two or more individuals acting together to commit a crime or to commit a lawful act by unlawful means even if they are not aware of each other’s participation or role in the conspiracy. For example, Smith and Jones prepare to commit a crime. Jones enlists Adam’s help. Even though Adams and Smith are unaware of each other’s participation, there is a conspiracy between the two to commit the crime and they will be held liable for each other’s actions.
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Esoteric matters; esoterica:
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Esoteric matters or items.
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The definition of a hide is an animal skin.
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The ability to acquire, understand, and use knowledge:
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Archaic form of junta.
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An enlisted person of either of the two lowest ranks in the U.S. Army or of the lowest rank in the U.S. Marine Corps
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(Law) A successive relationship to or mutual interest in the same property or rights, established by law or legalized by contract, as between a testator and legatee, lessor and lessee, etc.
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Short for remote control.
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Retired people considered as a group. Used with the .
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A secluding or being secluded; retirement; isolation; privacy
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Something, such as money or an illegal drug, that has been hidden or stored.
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Recognized, proven, etc.
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That can be perceived or observed; apparent
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Graphic in the portrayal of nudity or sexual activity
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Free from flaw, blemish, or impurity:
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Having a definition or value.
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Accessible to all; unrestricted as to participants:
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Showing fairness and sincerity; straightforward; free from deceit
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(Of a religion) Focused on the revelations of a god to humankind.
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Capitalized in shares of stock that can be traded on the open market:
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The definition of legal is something connected to law or a government’s system of rules.
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Of or relating to drama of high professional quality that excludes burlesque, vaudeville, and some forms of musical comedy:
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something kept hidden, unrevealed
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(Theol.) Communication, by a divinity or by divine agency, of divine truth or knowledge; specif., God's manifestation of the divinity or of the divine will to humanity
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Of or characteristic of the activities of spies and undercover agents, esp. as extravagantly depicted in popular suspense fiction
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Alternative form of hugger-mugger.
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(Uncountable, plural only) Resources; riches.
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One that cannot be known or understood.
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Not previously known, seen, heard, or experienced; unfamiliar
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Not generally known
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Operating secretly
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(Sports) The number of wins by a leading team and losses by its closest competitor required in order for the leading team to capture a championship or secure a playoff spot.
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Not generally known
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The definition of apocryphal is something that may or may not be true or genuine.
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(Of epilepsy) Presumed but not proven to be caused by an abnormality in a particular part of the brain (contrasts with symptomatic and idiopathic).
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Any occult doctrine
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A fast storage buffer in the central processing unit of a computer.
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A crafty scheme or cunning design for the accomplishment of a sinister end.
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Concealed from view
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Originating from or arranged by someone inside an organisation.
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The definition of a formula is a group of mathematical symbols that express a relationship or that are used to solve a problem, or a way to make something.
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A crucial step or requirement.
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A road or path; often specifically a highway.
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A solution to a problem; something that is needed.
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Show describes something related to a performance.
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Not avowed.
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Capable of casting a charm or spell; entrancing.
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Kept secret, esp. to avoid blame or punishment
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Disorderly; jumbled.
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Hidden, furtive, secretive.
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Not clear; indefinite; vague
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Synonym Study

  • Underhanded implies a stealthiness characterized by fraudulence or deceit underhanded business dealings
  • Surreptitious connotes a feeling of guilt in the one who is acting in a furtive or stealthy manner she stole a surreptitious glance at him
  • Furtive adds to this connotations of slyness or watchfulness and suggests a reprehensible objective the furtive movement of his hand toward my pocket
  • Stealthy implies a slow, quiet secrecy of action in an attempt to elude notice and often connotes deceit the stealthy advance of the panther
  • Clandestine suggests that what is being kept secret is of an illicit, immoral, or proscribed nature their clandestine meetings in the park
  • Covert implies a concealing as by disguising or veiling a covert threat
  • Secret , the general term, implies a concealing or keeping from the knowledge of others, for whatever reason my secret opinion of him
Find another word for secret. In this page you can discover 158 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for secret, like: hidden, arcane, confidential, deep, mystic, furtive, sly, abstruse, disguised, obscure and camouflaged.