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See also secrète

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Back-formation from secretion.

Verb

Infinitive
to secrete

Third person singular
secret

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to secrete (third-person singular simple present secret, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (physiology) Of organs: to produce and emit (bodily fluids).
Translations

Etymology 2

Alteration of obsolete verb sense of secret

Verb

Infinitive
to secrete

Third person singular
secret

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to secrete (third-person singular simple present secret, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To conceal.
  2. (transitive) To steal.
    The royal jewels were secreted away in the middle of the night, sub rosa.
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Italian

Adjective

secrete f.

  1. Feminine plural form of secreto

Verb

secrete

  1. Feminine plural of secreto.

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