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secrete

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of secrete

  1. to put into a hiding place the police found the weapon secreted under the driver's seat of the getaway car Synonyms of secrete bury, cache, conceal, ensconce, hideWords Related to secrete hoard, squirrel (away), stash; entomb, interNear Antonyms of secrete bare, expose, reveal, show, uncover, unmask, unveil, unwrap; flaunt, parade, show off; disinter, unearthAntonyms of secrete display, exhibit

Synonym Discussion of secrete

hide, conceal, screen, secrete, bury mean to withhold or withdraw from sight. hide may or may not suggest intent.
    • hide in the closet
    • a house hidden in the woods
conceal usually does imply intent and often specifically implies a refusal to divulge.
    • concealed the weapon
screen implies an interposing of something that prevents discovery.
    • a house screened by trees
secrete suggests a depositing in a place unknown to others.
    • secreted the amulet inside his shirt
bury implies covering up so as to hide completely.
    • buried the treasure


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