secrete [si-kreet] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Synonyms:||bury, cache, conceal, cover, cover up, deposit, disguise, ditch, ensconce, finesse, harbor, hide out, keep quiet, keep secret, keep to oneself, keep under wraps, palm, paper, plant, screen, seclude, secure, shroud, squirrel, stash, stash away, stonewall, stow, sweep under rug, veil, whitewash, withhold|
|Antonyms:||lay bare, reveal, tell, uncover|
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||beard, blind, camouflage, cover, cover-up, covering, curtain, disguise, dissimulation, fig leaf, front, hide-out, hideaway, laundromat, mask, obliteration, obscuration, occultation, privacy, red herring, secretion, smoke screen, veil, wraps|
|Antonyms:||disclosure, divulgence, exposition, revelation, showing, telling|
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||angle, cavity, compartment, cranny, hide-out, hideaway, hole, indentation, nook, recess, retreat|
concealment; hiding; occultation, mystification., seal of secrecy; screen; disguise; masquerade; masked battery; hiding place; cryptography, steganography; freemasonry., stealth, stealthiness; obreption; slyness (cunning)., latitancy, latitation; seclusion; privacy, secrecy, secretness; incognita., reticence; reserve; mental reserve, reservation; arriere pensee, suppression, evasion, white lie, misprision; silence (taciturnity); suppression of truth; underhand dealing; closeness, secretiveness; mystery., latency; snake in the grass; secret; stowaway.
conceal, hide, secrete, put out of sight; lock up, seal up, bottle up., cover, screen, cloak, veil, shroud; cover up one's tracks; screen from sight, screen from observation; drawing the veil; draw the curtain, close the curtain; curtain, shade, eclipse, throw a view over; be cloud, be mask; mask, disguise; ensconce, muffle, smother; befog; whisper., keep from; keep back, keep to oneself; keep snug, keep close, keep secret, keep dark; bury; sink, suppress; keep from, keep from out of view, keep from out of sight; keep in the shade, throw into the shade, throw into background; stifle, hush up, smother, withhold, reserve; fence with a question; ignore., keep a secret, keep one's own counsel; hold one's tongue (silence) [more]; make no sign, not let it go further; not breathe a word, not breathe a syllable about; not let the right hand know what the left is doing; hide one's light under a bushel, bury one's talent in a napkin., keep in the dark, leave in the dark, keep in the ignorance; blind, blind the eyes; blindfold, hoodwink, mystify; puzzle (render uncertain); bamboozle (deceive)., be concealed; suffer an eclipse; retire from sight, couch; hide oneself; lie hid, lie in perdu, lie in close; lie in ambush; seclude oneself; lurk, sneak, skulk, slink, prowl; steal into, steal out of, steal by, steal along; play at bopeep, play at hide and seek; hide in holes and corners; still hunt.
concealed; hidden; secret, recondite, mystic, cabalistic, occult, dark; cryptic, cryptical; private, privy, in petto, auricular, clandestine, close, inviolate; tortuous., behind a screen; undercover, under an eclipse; in ambush, in hiding, in disguise; in a cloud, in a fog, in a mist, in a haze, in a dark corner; in the shade, in the dark; clouded, wrapt in clouds; invisible; buried, underground, perdu; secluded., undisclosed, untold [more]; covert (latent); mysterious (unintelligible)., irrevealable, inviolable; confidential; esoteric; not to be spoken of., obreptitious, furtive, stealthy, feline; skulking; surreptitious, underhand, hole and corner; sly (cunning). [more]; secretive, evasive; reserved, reticent, uncommunicative, buttoned up; close, close as wax; taciturn.
secretly; in secret, in private, in one's sleeve, in holes and corners; in the dark, jnuis clausiss, with closed doors, a huis clos; hugger mugger, a la derobee; under the cloak of, under the rose, under the table; sub rosa, en tapinois, in the background, aside, on the sly, with bated breath, sotto voce, in a whisper, without beat of drum, a la sourdine., behind the veil; beyond mortal ken, beyond the grave, beyond the veil; hid from mortal vision; into the eternal secret, into the realms supersensible, into the supreme mystery., in confidence, in strict confidence, in strictest confidence; confidentially; between ourselves, between you and me; entre nous, inter nos, under the seal of secrecy; a couvert., underhand, by stealth, like a thief in the night; stealthily; behind the scenes, behind the curtain, behind one's back, behind a screen [more]; incognito; in camera.
it must go no further, it will go no further; "tell it not in Gath," nobody the wiser; alitur vitium vivitque tegendo; "let it be tenable in your silence still" [Hamlet].
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