Secret synonyms

sē'krĭt
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The definition of hidden is concealed.
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Lacking light; dim; dark; murky
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Of a mysterious or obscure nature:
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The definition of confidential is secret, private, or shown in trust.
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1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost:
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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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Understood by only a few; esoteric
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Filling one with wonder or awe
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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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The definition of stealthy is a person or thing that is quiet and secretive.
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Wearing, in, or treated with, camouflage; disguised
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Arousing wonder or curiosity, especially by being difficult to explain or understand:
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Not well known or widely known:
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(Zoology) Well camouflaged; having good camouflage.
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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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Believed or maintained with awe or deep respect, especially when contrary to or lacking factual evidence:
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Having richness or depth:
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Covered with or as with a veil
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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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Not intelligible; unable to be understood
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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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The definition of clandestine is something that is done in secret.
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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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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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With one's identity disguised or concealed.
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Operating secretly
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Operating secretly
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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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(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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(Of a religion) Focused on the revelations of a god to humankind.
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Without deceit or trickery; straightforward.
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(Law) Done openly and publicly, without attempt at concealment and with evident intent
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Suggestive of the keeping of secrets:
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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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Conspiring or fond of conspiracy
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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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Intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest, or an enlightened inner circle.
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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 fast storage buffer in the central processing unit of a computer.
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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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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 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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A crafty scheme or cunning design for the accomplishment of a sinister end.
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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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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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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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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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(Uncountable, plural only) Resources; riches.
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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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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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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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Any occult doctrine
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Concealed from view
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Show describes something related to a performance.
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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
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