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Detailed Synonyms for secretive in English

secretive:

secretive adj

  1. secretive
  2. secretive
    – inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information 1
    close; secretive; tightlipped; closelipped; closemouthed
    – inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information 1

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Related Definitions for "secretive":

  1. inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information1

secret:

secret [the ~] noun

  1. the secret
    the secret
  2. the secret
    the mystery; the secret; the secrecy; the stealth
  3. the secret
    – something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained 1
    the secret; the mystery; the enigma; the closed book
    – something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained 1
    • secret [the ~] noun
      • it remains one of nature's secrets1
    • mystery [the ~] noun
      • how it got out is a mystery1
    • enigma [the ~] noun
    • closed book [the ~] noun
  4. the secret
    – information known only to a special group 1
    the secret; the arcanum
    – information known only to a special group 1
    • secret [the ~] noun
      • the secret of Cajun cooking1
    • arcanum [the ~] noun
  5. the secret
    – something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on) 1
    the secret
    – something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on) 1
    • secret [the ~] noun
      • the combination to the safe was a secret1
      • he tried to keep his drinking a secret1

secret adj

  1. secret
  2. secret
  3. secret
  4. secret
    – not openly made known 1
    secret; unavowed
    – not openly made known 1
  5. secret
    – the next to highest level of official classification for documents 1
    secret
    – the next to highest level of official classification for documents 1
  6. secret
    – having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding 1
    secret; mystical; mysterious; occult; mystic; orphic
    – having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding 1
  7. secret
    – not expressed 1
    private; secret
    – not expressed 1
    • private adj
      • secret (or private) thoughts1
    • secret adj
      • secret (or private) thoughts1
  8. secret
    – conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods 1
    secret; underground; clandestine; hugger-mugger; cloak-and-dagger; undercover; hush-hush; hole-and-corner; surreptitious
    – conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods 1
  9. secret
    – indulging only covertly 1
    secret
    – indulging only covertly 1
    • secret adj
      • a secret alcoholic1
  10. secret
    – communicated covertly 1
    secret
    – communicated covertly 1
    • secret adj
      • their secret signal was a wink1
      • secret messages1
  11. secret
    – (of information) given in confidence or in secret 1
    confidential; secret
    – (of information) given in confidence or in secret 1
    • confidential adj
      • this arrangement must be kept confidential1
    • secret adj
      • their secret communications1
  12. secret
    – hidden from general view or use 1
    secret; secluded; privy
    – hidden from general view or use 1
    • secret adj
      • a secret garden1
    • secluded adj
      • a secluded romantic spot1
    • privy adj
      • a privy place to rest and think1
  13. secret
    – designed to elude detection 1
    secret; hidden
    – designed to elude detection 1
    • secret adj
      • a secret passage1
      • the secret compartment in the desk1
    • hidden adj
      • a hidden room or place of concealment such as a priest hole1
  14. secret
    – not open or public; kept private or not revealed 1
    secret
    – not open or public; kept private or not revealed 1
    • secret adj
      • a secret formula1
      • secret ingredients1
      • secret talks1

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Related Definitions for "secret":

  1. not openly made known1
    • a secret marriage1
    • a secret bride1
  2. the next to highest level of official classification for documents1
  3. having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding1
    • the secret learning of the ancients1
  4. not expressed1
    • secret (or private) thoughts1
  5. conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods1
    • secret missions1
    • a secret agent1
    • secret sales of arms1
  6. indulging only covertly1
    • a secret alcoholic1
  7. communicated covertly1
    • their secret signal was a wink1
    • secret messages1
  8. (of information) given in confidence or in secret1
    • their secret communications1
  9. hidden from general view or use1
    • a secret garden1
  10. designed to elude detection1
    • a secret passage1
    • the secret compartment in the desk1
  11. not open or public; kept private or not revealed1
    • a secret formula1
    • secret ingredients1
    • secret talks1
  12. something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained1
    • it remains one of nature's secrets1
  13. information known only to a special group1
    • the secret of Cajun cooking1
  14. something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)1
    • the combination to the safe was a secret1
    • he tried to keep his drinking a secret1