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Synonyms for secretˈsi krɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. secret(noun)

    something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)

    Synonyms:
    enigma, closed book, mystery, arcanum

    Antonyms:
    open, overt, acknowledged, exoteric, unconcealed, public, unclassified, outward

  2. secret, arcanum(noun)

    information known only to a special group

    Synonyms:
    enigma, closed book, mystery, secret, arcanum

    Antonyms:
    overt, public, acknowledged, unconcealed, outward, open, unclassified, exoteric

  3. mystery, enigma, secret, closed book(adj)

    something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained

    Synonyms:
    arcanum, brain-teaser, whodunit, conundrum, riddle, secret, closed book, enigma, mystery, mystery story

    Antonyms:
    open, unclassified, overt, public, outward, unconcealed, exoteric, acknowledged

  4. secret(adj)

    not open or public; kept private or not revealed

    Synonyms:
    underground, occult, private, surreptitious, undercover, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, mysterious, mystic, hidden, privy, clandestine, secluded, cloak-and-dagger, orphic, unavowed, confidential, hole-and-corner(a), mystical

    Antonyms:
    outward, overt, unclassified, public, unconcealed, open, acknowledged, exoteric

  5. clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner(a), hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, underground(adj)

    conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

    Antonyms:
    exoteric, unconcealed, overt, open, public, unclassified, outward, acknowledged

  6. unavowed, secret(adj)

    not openly made known

    Synonyms:
    underground, occult, private, sneaking(a), surreptitious, orphic, undercover, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, mysterious, secret, hidden, privy, clandestine, secluded, cloak-and-dagger, mystic, unavowed, confidential, hole-and-corner(a), mystical

    Antonyms:
    open, exoteric, overt, public, unconcealed, acknowledged, unclassified, outward

  7. secret(adj)

    communicated covertly

    Synonyms:
    underground, occult, private, surreptitious, undercover, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, mysterious, mystic, hidden, privy, clandestine, secluded, cloak-and-dagger, orphic, unavowed, confidential, hole-and-corner(a), mystical

    Antonyms:
    unconcealed, open, unclassified, acknowledged, outward, overt, public, exoteric

  8. secret, private(adj)

    not expressed

    Synonyms:
    underground, occult, private, surreptitious, individual(a), undercover, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, mysterious, mystic, hidden, privy, clandestine, secluded, cloak-and-dagger, orphic, unavowed, confidential, hole-and-corner(a), mystical

    Antonyms:
    overt, open, unclassified, unconcealed, public, exoteric, acknowledged, outward

  9. hidden, secret(adj)

    designed to elude detection

    Synonyms:
    underground, occult, private, surreptitious, orphic, undercover, confidential, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, mysterious, secret, hidden, privy, clandestine, secluded, cloak-and-dagger, mystic, unavowed, obscure, concealed, hole-and-corner(a), mystical, out of sight

    Antonyms:
    outward, unconcealed, open, public, unclassified, overt, exoteric, acknowledged

  10. privy, secluded, secret(adj)

    hidden from general view or use

    Synonyms:
    hole-and-corner(a), occult, sequestered, underground, orphic, privy(p), surreptitious, private, undercover, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, mysterious, secret, hidden, reclusive, privy, clandestine, secluded, cloak-and-dagger, mystic, unavowed, cloistered, confidential, mystical

    Antonyms:
    acknowledged, overt, open, outward, public, exoteric, unconcealed, unclassified

  11. confidential, secret(adj)

    (of information) given in confidence or in secret

    Synonyms:
    underground, occult, private, surreptitious, orphic, undercover, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, mysterious, secret, hidden, privy, clandestine, secluded, cloak-and-dagger, mystic, unavowed, confidential, hole-and-corner(a), mystical

    Antonyms:
    unconcealed, acknowledged, public, overt, unclassified, exoteric, outward, open

  12. secret(adj)

    indulging only covertly

    Synonyms:
    underground, occult, private, surreptitious, undercover, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, mysterious, mystic, hidden, privy, clandestine, secluded, cloak-and-dagger, orphic, unavowed, confidential, hole-and-corner(a), mystical

    Antonyms:
    unclassified, public, unconcealed, outward, open, overt, acknowledged, exoteric

  13. mysterious, mystic, mystical, occult, secret, orphic(adj)

    having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding

    Synonyms:
    hole-and-corner(a), occult, underground, unavowed, surreptitious, cryptical, mysterious, mystic, hidden, hush-hush, hugger-mugger, secret, deep, privy, clandestine, secluded, cloak-and-dagger, orphic, inscrutable, private, confidential, cryptic, undercover, mystifying, mystical

    Antonyms:
    overt, unconcealed, public, exoteric, acknowledged, open, unclassified, outward

  14. secret(adj)

    the next to highest level of official classification for documents

    Synonyms:
    underground, occult, private, surreptitious, undercover, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, mysterious, mystic, hidden, privy, clandestine, secluded, cloak-and-dagger, orphic, unavowed, confidential, hole-and-corner(a), mystical

    Antonyms:
    open, overt, public, unconcealed, exoteric, acknowledged, outward, unclassified

Wiktionary

  1. secret(noun)

    Synonyms:
    private, confidential, concealed

    Antonyms:
    overt

  2. secret(adjective)

    Being or kept hidden.

    Synonyms:
    private, concealed, confidential

    Antonyms:
    overt

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. secret

    That is mysterious in the true sense which is beyond human comprehension, as the decrees of God or the origin of life. That is mystic or mystical which has associated with it some hidden or recondite meaning, especially of a religious kind; as, the mystic Babylon of the Apocalypse. That is dark which we can not personally see through, especially if sadly perplexing; as, a dark providence. That is secret which is intentionally hidden. Compare DARK.

    See synonyms for CLEAR.

    Synonyms:
    abstruse, cabalistic, dark, enigmatical, hidden, incomprehensible, inexplicable, inscrutable, mysterious, mystic, mystical, obscure, occult, recondite, transcendental, unfathomable, unfathomed, unknown

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. secret(a.)

    Synonyms:
    hidden, hid, concealed, latent, occult, covert, obscure, recondite, privy, close, covered, shrouded, veiled, unseen, unknown

  2. secret(a.)

    Synonyms:
    clandestine, sly, underhand, underhanded, hugger-mugger

  3. secret(a.)

    Synonyms:
    secluded, retired, private


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