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 Dictionary entry overview: What does secrete mean? 

SECRETE (verb)
  The verb SECRETE has 2 senses:

1. generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
2. place out of sight; keep secret

  Familiarity information: SECRETE used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SECRETE (verb)

Sense 1secrete [BACK TO TOP]


Generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care


secrete; release

Context examples:

secrete digestive juices / release a hormone into the blood stream

Hypernyms (to "secrete" is one way to...):

exudate; exude; ooze; ooze out; transude (release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "secrete"):

water (secrete or form water, as tears or saliva)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something

Sense 2secrete [BACK TO TOP]


Place out of sight; keep secret

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Context example:

The money was secreted from his children

Hypernyms (to "secrete" is one way to...):

conceal; hide (prevent from being seen or discovered)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

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