Synonyms and Antonyms of secret

  1. 1 undertaken or done so as to escape being observed or known by others a secret operation to rescue captive soldiers behind enemy lines Synonyms backstairs, behind-the-scenes, clandestine, covert, furtive, hole-and-corner, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, private, privy, sneak, sneaking, sneaky, stealth, stealthy, surreptitious, undercover, underground, underhand, underhanded Related Words back-channel, closed-door, off-the-books, off-the-record; classified, confidential, restricted, top secret, undisclosed; concealed, hidden, secreted, subterranean, unadvertised, unexposed Near Antonyms acknowledged, avowed; aboveboard, straightforward, unconcealed, undisguised; unclassified, unrestricted; clear, evident, manifest, obvious, patent, plain Antonyms open, overt, public

  2. 2 working on missions in which one's objectives, activities, or true identity are not publicly revealed secret agents whose wartime exploits were known only by top government officials Synonyms undercover Related Words covert, private, secretive, subterranean Near Antonyms overt

  3. 3 screened or sequestered from view a secret cave that is screened by trees Synonyms cloistered, covert, hidden, isolated, quiet, remote, retired, secluded, shelteredRelated Words lone, lonely, lonesome, reclusive, solitary; privateNear Antonyms obvious, visible; exposed

  4. 4 not known or meant to be known by the general populace proprietary information that the company does its best to keep secret Synonyms behind-the-scenes, confidential, esoteric, hushed, hush-hush, inside, intimate, nonpublic, privy, privateRelated Words classified, restricted, top secret; silent, unadvertised, unannounced, undisclosed, unmentioned, unsaid, untold; clandestine, closet, collusive, conspiratorial, covert; furtive, hugger-mugger, occult, sneak, sneaking, sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious, undercover, underground, underhand, underhanded; personal; closeted, concealed, hidden; repressed, silenced, stifled, suppressed; backstage, offscreen, offstageNear Antonyms well-known; advertised, aired, announced, blazed, broadcast, declared, disclosed, divulged, enunciated, heralded, proclaimed, professed, promulgated, publicized, published, reported, spotlighted; general, popular, prevailing, vulgar; current, prevalent, rife, widespread; communal, sharedAntonyms common, open, public



Synonyms and Antonyms of secret

  1. 1 information shared only with another or with a select few you didn't really expect him to keep a secret from his wife, did you? Synonyms confidence Related Words dope, lowdown Near Antonyms open secret

  2. 2 something hard to understand or explain the secrets of the Egyptian pyramids include the construction methods used to lift the huge blocks of stone in place Synonyms closed book, conundrum, enigma, head-scratcher, mystification, puzzle, puzzlement, riddle, mysteryRelated Words brainteaser, case, challenge, knot, matter, perplexity, poser, problem, stumper, trouble

  3. 3 something that allows someone to achieve a desired goal the secret to advancement in this company is to appear dedicated Synonyms gateway, key, open sesame, passport, ticketRelated Words password; accomplishment, achievement, attainment, coup, success, triumph; approach, manner, means, method, style, system, technique, way; blueprint, design, ground plan, plan, program, scheme, strategy

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