Definition of keep a secret
- He knows how to keep a secret.
: to retain in one's possession or power
: to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing
: to have in control
: the means or provisions by which one is kept
: one that keeps or protects: such as
: fortress, castle
: kept from knowledge or view : hidden
: marked by the habit of discretion : closemouthed
: working with hidden aims or methods : undercover
: something kept hidden or unexplained : mystery
: something kept from the knowledge of others or shared only confidentially with a few
: a method, formula, or process used in an art or operation and divulged only to those of one's own company or craft : trade secret
Britannica English: Translation of keep a secret for Arabic speakers
What made you want to look up keep a secret? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).