Secret

  • (noun): Something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained.
    Synonyms: mystery, enigma, closed book
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on secret:

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
... Sterling 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 Southeast Asia, were ... his brother, Prince Chichibu, to head a secret organisation called Kin no yuri (Golden Lily) for this purpose ...
Onyx (interception System) - Intercepted Black Sites Fax
... the Swiss newspaper Sonntagsblick (Sunday edition of the Blick newspaper) published a secret report produced by the Swiss government using data intercepted by Onyx ... to the Egyptian Embassy in London, and described the existence of secret detention facilities ("black sites") run by the CIA in Eastern Europe ... existence of the report, but started a military judiciary procedure for leakage of secret documents against the newspaper on 9 January 2006 ...
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 ... He managed to "escape" and, as directed, infiltrated another secret Tory unit ...
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 ... Anthropologically and historically, secret societies are deeply interlinked with the concept of the Mannerbund, the all-male "warrior-band" or "warrior-society" of pre-modern cultures (see H ...

More definitions of "secret":

  • (adj): Indulging only covertly.
    Synonyms: closet
  • (adj): The next to highest level of official classification for documents.
  • (adj): (of information) given in confidence or in secret.
    Example: "Their secret communications"
    Synonyms: closet, confidential
  • (adj): Not open or public; kept private or not revealed.
    Example: "A secret formula"; "secret ingredients"; "secret talks"
  • (adj): Designed to elude detection.
    Example: "A secret passage"; "the secret compartment in the desk"
    Synonyms: hidden
  • (noun): Information known only to a special group.
    Example: "The secret of Cajun cooking"
    Synonyms: arcanum
  • (adj): Hidden from general view or use.
    Example: "A secret garden"
    Synonyms: privy, secluded
  • (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 openly made known.
    Example: "A secret marriage"; "a secret bride"
    Synonyms: unavowed
  • (adj): Communicated covertly.
    Example: "Their a secret signal was a wink"; "secret messages"
  • (adj): Not expressed.
    Example: "Secret (or private) thoughts"
    Synonyms: private
  • (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

Famous quotes containing the word secret:

    The applause we give those who are new to society often proceeds from a secret envying of those already established.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)

    Then is it sin
    To rush into the secret house of death
    Ere death dare come to us?
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    It is certain that if you would have the whole secret of a people, you must enter into the intimacy of their religion.
    Edgar Quinet (1803–1875)