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secret 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈsēkrit/,
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Not known or seen or not meant to be known or seen by others,
  1. Not known or seen or not meant to be known or seen by others
    • - how did you guess I had a secret plan?
    • - the resupply effort was probably kept secret from Congress
  2. Not meant to be known as such by others
    • - a secret drinker
  3. Fond of or good at keeping things about oneself unknown
    • - he can be the most secret man
  4. (of information or documents) Given the security classification above confidential and below top secret

Noun
  1. Something that is kept or meant to be kept unknown or unseen by others
    • - a state secret
    • - at first I tried to keep it a secret from my wife
  2. Something that is not properly understood; a mystery
    • - I'm not trying to explain the secrets of the universe in this book
  3. A valid but not commonly known or recognized method of achieving or maintaining something
    • - the secret of a happy marriage is compromise
  4. Formerly, the name of a prayer said by the priest in a low voice after the offertory in a Roman Catholic Mass


  1. not open or public; kept private or not revealed; "a secret formula"; "secret ingredients"; "secret talks"
  2. something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on); "the combination to the safe was a secret"; "he tried to keep his drinking a secret"
  3. clandestine: conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods; "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an ...
  4. information known only to a special group; "the secret of Cajun cooking"
  5. mystery: something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained; "how it got out is a mystery"; "it remains one of nature's secrets"
  6. communicated covertly; "their secret signal was a wink"; "secret messages"
  7. Secrecy (also called clandestinity or furtiveness) is the practice of hiding information from certain individuals or groups, perhaps while sharing it with other individuals. That which is kept hidden is known as the secret.
  8. Secret , also known by its translation The Secret That Cannot Be Told, is a 2007 Taiwanese romance film. It is the directorial debut feature film of Taiwanese musician Jay Chou, who also stars in and co-wrote the movie.
  9. Secret is the eighth studio album by Japanese pop singer-songwriter Ayumi Hamasaki, released by Avex Trax on November 29, 2006 in Japan. Hamasaki herself wrote all of the album's lyrics. The album has debuted high on charts across Asia and has gone triple platinum in Japan alone.
  10. Secret (Секрет) is a widely known Soviet and then Russian rock and roll band founded in 1982. Largely modeled after the Beatles, and styling themselves as a "Beat Quartet", Secret were prominent on the fledgling 1980s Soviet rock scene.
  11. Secret is an antiperspirant/deodorant manufactured by Procter & Gamble.
  12. Secret was a chocolate bar that was manufactured by Nestlé during the 1980s and 90s popular in the UK. It consisted of a bird's nest-styled chocolate coating with a creamy mousse centre similar to the filling of a Walnut Whip. ...
  13. Secret (Greta Hayes) is a fictional character, a superheroine in the DC Comics universe.
  14. A virtual Easter egg is an intentional hidden message, in-joke or feature in an object such as a movie, book, CD, DVD, computer program, web page or video game. ...
  15. "Secret" is a song recorded by American rock band Heart. It was released as the fourth and final single from the band's tenth studio album Brigade.
  16. Knowledge that is hidden and intended to be kept hidden. [from later 14th c.]; To make or keep secret. [from late 16th c.]; Being or kept hidden. [from late 14th c.]
  17. (secretary) Someone entrusted with a secret; a confidant; A person who keeps records, takes notes and handles general clerical work; The head of a department of government; A managerial or leading position in certain non-profit organizations, such as political parties, trade unions, ...
  18. (Secretary) Under HIPAA, this refers to the Secretary of HHS or his/her designated representatives. Also see Part II, 45 CFR 160.103.
  19. means the Secretary of Health and Human Services or any other officer or employee of HHS to whom the authority involved has been delegated.
  20. (Secretary) A drop front desk, often with book shelves above and drawers below.
  21. means the Secretary of the Commission.
  22. (Secretary (or Secrйtaire)) A writing desk or cabinet with a drop-leaf that opens to provide a writing surface. Usually sits on a base of drawers.
  23. (Secretary (Corporate Secretary)) A corporate officer, elected by the directors, usually charged with record-keeping responsibilities.
  24. Secretary of Defense.
  25. means the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States or his representative who shall be an employee of the Department.