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Definition of Secret
SecretSecret Se"cret, n. [F. secret (cf. Pr. secret, Sp. & Pg.
secreto, It. secreto, segreto), from L. secretum. See
1. Something studiously concealed; a thing kept from general
knowledge; what is not revealed, or not to be revealed.
To tell our secrets is often folly; to communicate
those of others is treachery. --Rambler. SecretSecret Se"cret, a. [F. secret (cf. Sp.& Pg. secreto, It.
secreto, segreto), fr. L. secretus, p. p. of secrernere to
put apart, to separate. See Certain, and cf. Secrete,
1. Hidden; concealed; as, secret treasure; secret plans; a
secret vow. --Shak.
The secret things belong unto the Lord our God; but
those things which are revealed belong unto us.
2. Withdraw from general intercourse or notice; in retirement
or secrecy; secluded.
There, secret in her sapphire cell, He with the
Na["i]s wont to dwell. --Fenton.
3. Faithful to a secret; not inclined to divulge or betray
confidence; secretive. [R.]
Secret Romans, that have spoke the word, And will
not palter. --Shak.
4. Separate; distinct. [Obs.]
They suppose two other divine hypostases superior
thereunto, which were perfectly secret from matter.
Syn: Hidden; concealed; secluded; retired; unseen; unknown;
private; obscure; recondite; latent; covert;
clandestine; privy. See Hidden.
Secret Se"cret, v. t.
To keep secret. [Obs.] --Bacon.
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