Secret

  • (adj): Communicated covertly.
    Example: "Their a secret signal was a wink"; "secret messages"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on secret:

Intelligence Operations In The American Revolutionary War - Counterintelligence
... In effect, it was created a "secret service" which had the power to arrest, to convict, to grant bail or parole, and to imprison or to deport ... He confided to Crosby that a secret enemy military company was being formed and introduced him to the group ... "escape" and, as directed, infiltrated another secret Tory unit ...
Onyx (interception System) - Intercepted Black Sites Fax
... (Sunday edition of the Blick newspaper) published a secret report produced by the Swiss government using data intercepted by Onyx ... Foreign Affairs to the Egyptian Embassy in London, and described the existence of secret detention facilities ("black sites") run by the CIA in Eastern Europe ... the existence of the report, but started a military judiciary procedure for leakage of secret documents against the newspaper on 9 January 2006 ...
Secret Society
... A secret society is a club or organization whose activities and inner functioning are concealed from non-members ... The exact qualifications for labeling a group as a secret society are disputed, but definitions generally rely on the degree to which the organization insists on secrecy, and might involve the retention and ... Anthropologically and historically, secret societies are deeply interlinked with the concept of the Mannerbund, the all-male "warrior-band" or "warrior ...
Keep It Like A Secret
... Keep It Like a Secret is the fourth full-length album released by indie rock band Built to Spill, and their second for Warner Bros ... Keep It Like a Secret was released on February 2, 1999 ...
Japanese War Crimes - Crimes - Looting
... and Peggy Seagrave, in their 2003 book Gold Warriors America's secret recovery of Yamashita's gold—report that secret repositories of loot from across ... that Hirohito appointed his brother, Prince Chichibu, to head a secret organisation called Kin no yuri (Golden Lily) for this purpose ...

More definitions of "secret":

  • (adj): (of information) given in confidence or in secret.
    Example: "Their secret communications"
    Synonyms: closet, confidential
  • (adj): Not openly made known.
    Example: "A secret marriage"; "a secret bride"
    Synonyms: unavowed
  • (adj): Hidden from general view or use.
    Example: "A secret garden"
    Synonyms: privy, secluded
  • (adj): Designed to elude detection.
    Example: "A secret passage"; "the secret compartment in the desk"
    Synonyms: hidden
  • (noun): Something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on).
    Example: "The combination to the safe was a secret"; "he tried to keep his drinking a secret"
  • (adj): Not open or public; kept private or not revealed.
    Example: "A secret formula"; "secret ingredients"; "secret talks"
  • (adj): Not expressed.
    Example: "Secret (or private) thoughts"
    Synonyms: private
  • (adj): The next to highest level of official classification for documents.
  • (adj): Having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding.
    Example: "The secret learning of the ancients"
    Synonyms: mysterious, mystic, mystical, occult, orphic
  • (noun): Information known only to a special group.
    Example: "The secret of Cajun cooking"
    Synonyms: arcanum
  • (adj): Indulging only covertly.
    Synonyms: closet

Famous quotes containing the word secret:

    Freedom’s secret wilt thou know?—
    Counsel not with flesh and blood;
    Loiter not for cloak or food;
    Right thou feelest, rush to do.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The secret of success lies never in the amount of money, but in the relation of income to outgo.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame.
    Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679)