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Definition of "secrete" [se•crete]

  • To generate and separate (a substance) from cells or bodily fluids: secrete digestive juices. (verb-transitive)
  • To conceal in a hiding place; cache. See Synonyms at hide1. (verb-transitive)
  • To steal secretly; filch. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "secrete" in a sentence
  • "My secrete is not teh weapon, but the pratice, if you plan on making a Rockie Mtn Shot, you must be able to shot accurate to 400 yds if you gonna kill your game."
  • "How long befor you shot the episode did you know were going to be killed off and did you have to keep it a secrete from the other cast members."
  • "I often managed, in our short interviews, to give them notes which Madame Élisabeth had contrived to secrete from the searches of the municipals; these notes usually related to information desired by Their Majesties."