Definition of SECRETING

verb : SECRETING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids; "secrete digestive juices"; "release a hormone into the blood stream" ;

  • 2. (

    ) place out of sight; keep secret; "The money was secreted from his children" ;

Adjective : SECRETING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) not open or public; kept private or not revealed; "a secret formula"; "secret ingredients"; "secret talks" ;

  • 4. (

    ) communicated covertly; "their secret signal was a wink"; "secret messages" ;

  • 6. (

    ) designed to elude detection; "a hidden room or place of concealment such as a priest hole"; "a secret passage"; "the secret compartment in the desk" ;

  • 7. (

    ) hidden from general view or use; "a privy place to rest and think"; "a secluded romantic spot"; "a secret garden" ;

  • 8. (

    ) (of information) given in confidence or in secret; "this arrangement must be kept confidential"; "their secret communications" ;

  • 9. (

    ) indulging only covertly; "a secret alcoholic" ;

  • 11. (

    ) the next to highest level of official classification for documents ;


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