Secret

  • (adj): Indulging only covertly.
    Synonyms: closet
    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 ... He managed to "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 ... Affairs to the Egyptian Embassy in London, and described the existence of secret detention facilities ("black sites") run by the CIA in Eastern Europe ... report, but started a military judiciary procedure for leakage of secret documents against the newspaper on 9 January 2006 ...
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 ...
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 ... Anthropologically and historically, secret societies are deeply interlinked with the concept of the Mannerbund, the all-male "warrior-band" or "warrior-society" of pre ...
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 created by the Japanese ... 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
  • (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 expressed.
    Example: "Secret (or private) thoughts"
    Synonyms: private
  • (adj): Communicated covertly.
    Example: "Their a secret signal was a wink"; "secret messages"
  • (adj): Hidden from general view or use.
    Example: "A secret garden"
    Synonyms: privy, secluded
  • (adj): The next to highest level of official classification for documents.
  • (adj): Not openly made known.
    Example: "A secret marriage"; "a secret bride"
    Synonyms: unavowed
  • (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
  • (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

Famous quotes containing the word secret:

    It is a secret from nobody that the famous random event is most likely to arise from those parts of the world where the old adage “There is no alternative to victory” retains a high degree of plausibility.
    Hannah Arendt (1906–1975)

    When logics die,
    The secret of the soil grows through the eye,
    And blood jumps in the sun;
    Above the waste allotments the dawn halts.
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    A man’s most open actions have a secret side to them.
    Joseph Conrad (1857–1924)