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secret

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 secret

Something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on).

Roget 522: interpretation, definition; explanation, explication; solution, answer; rationale; plain interpretation, simple interpretation, strict interpretation; meaning etc. 516.    translation; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: geheim, geheimpje
Pools: sekret, tajemnica



2 secret

Information known only to a special group:
— The secret of Cajun cooking.

synoniem: arcanum.

Nederlands: geheim

3 secret

Something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained:
— It remains one of nature's secrets.

synoniemen: closed book, enigma, mystery.

Roget 533: secret; dead secret, profound secret; arcanum, mystery; latency etc. 526; Asian mystery; sealed book, secrets of the prison house; le desous des cartes [Fr.].    enigma, riddle, ... meer laten zien

Roget 526: latency, inexpression; hidden meaning, occult meaning; occultness, mystery, cabala, anagoge; silence etc. (taciturnity) 585; concealment etc. ... meer laten zien

Roget 528: concealment; hiding etc. v.; occultation, mystification.    seal of secrecy; screen etc. 530; disguise etc. 530; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: geheim, mysterie, verborgenheid
Pools: enigma, misterium, niewiadoma, pytajnik, tajemnica, zagadka, znak zapytania

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 secret

Not open or public; kept private or not revealed.

Pools: tajny

2 secret

Conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods:
— Secret missions.
— A secret agent.
— Secret sales of arms.

synoniemen: clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, surreptitious, undercover, underground.

Roget 526: latent; lurking etc. v.; secret etc. 528; occult; implied etc. v.; dormant; abeyant.    ... meer laten zien

Roget 528: concealed etc. v.; hidden; secret, recondite, mystic, cabalistic, occult, dark; cryptic, cryptical; private, ... meer laten zien

3 secret

Not openly made known:
— A secret marriage.
— A secret bride.

synoniem: unavowed.

Pools: cichy

4 secret

Communicated covertly.

5 secret

Not expressed:
— Secret (or private) thoughts.

synoniem: private.

6 secret

Designed to elude detection:
— A secret passage.
— The secret compartment in the desk.

synoniem: hidden.

7 secret

Hidden from general view or use:
— A secret garden.

synoniemen: privy, secluded.

8 secret

of information Given in confidence or in secret:
— Their secret communications.

synoniem: confidential.

Roget 533: secret etc. (concealed) 528; involved &c., 248; labyrinthine, labyrinthian, mazy.    confidential; top secret.   

Pools: pokÄ…tny, poufny, sekretny, tajemny, tajny, dyskrecjonalny, konfidencjonalny, ukrywany

9 secret

Indulging only covertly.

10 secret

Having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding:
— The secret learning of the ancients.

synoniemen: mysterious, mystic, mystical, occult, orphic.

11 secret

The next to highest level of official classification for documents.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: abstract, abstruse, arcane, arcanum, beclouded, behind the curtain, behind the scenes, blind, buried, by stealth, cabala, cabalistic, camouflaged, censored, clandestine, classified, classified information, close, closed, closemouthed ... meer laten zien.

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