Secret

  • (adj): (of information) given in confidence or in secret.
    Example: "Their secret communications"
    Synonyms: closet, confidential
    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 ...
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 ...
Onyx (interception System) - Intercepted Black Sites Fax
... newspaper Sonntagsblick (Sunday edition of the Blick newspaper) published a secret report produced by the Swiss government using data intercepted by Onyx ... Egyptian Embassy in London, and described the existence of secret detention facilities ("black sites") run by the CIA in Eastern Europe ... confirm 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 ... Anthropologically and historically, secret societies are deeply interlinked with the concept of the Mannerbund, the all-male "warrior-band" or "warrior-society ...
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 ... also allege 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): Not openly made known.
    Example: "A secret marriage"; "a secret bride"
    Synonyms: unavowed
  • (noun): Information known only to a special group.
    Example: "The secret of Cajun cooking"
    Synonyms: arcanum
  • (adj): Indulging only covertly.
    Synonyms: closet
  • (adj): Designed to elude detection.
    Example: "A secret passage"; "the secret compartment in the desk"
    Synonyms: hidden
  • (adj): Communicated covertly.
    Example: "Their a secret signal was a wink"; "secret messages"
  • (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): 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): 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): The next to highest level of official classification for documents.
  • (adj): Hidden from general view or use.
    Example: "A secret garden"
    Synonyms: privy, secluded

Famous quotes containing the word secret:

    There are secret articles in our treaties with the gods, of more importance than all the rest, which the historian can never know.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    I, a virgin, can make my frank boast that I communicate to no mortal man my secret counsels except to such as I have chosen on account of their taciturnity; then, if these secrets are later discovered, I know whom to accuse.
    Elizabeth I (1533–1603)

    The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests.
    Gail Sheehy (b. 1937)