Definition of In secret

1. Adverb. In secrecy; not openly. "They arranged to meet in secret"

Exact synonyms: On The Q.t., On The Qt, Secretly



Definition of In secret

1. Adverb. secretly ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of In Secret

in regard
in relation to
in rem
in remission
in reply
in respect
in respect of
in restraint
in retrospect
in return
in rilievo
in route
in saecula saeculorum
in safe custody(p)
in safe hands
in secret (current term)
in series
in series(p)
in service
in sha Allah
in shape
in sheets
in shock
in short
in short order
in short supply
in shorter order
in shortest order
in sight
in silence

Literary usage of In secret

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Making of America by Robert Marion La Follette, William Matthews Handy, Charles Higgins (1906)
"Ten years ago a liberal estimate was one man to every eight in secret orders. ... A tabulated statement of the memberships in secret societies for 1894 and ..."

2. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of the Author by Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber (1822)
"Those actions which were done in secret, but under the observation of a few, when they are brought to judgment change their nature, and become public; ..."

3. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1866)
"General Lee's army without meat.— His telegram to President Davis.—The necessities of the Commissary Department Bummed up in secret session of Congress. ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"In his public apologies, which he addressed to the emperor himself, he sometimes affected the praise of moderation ; whilst at the same time, in secret and ..."

5. The Making of America by Robert Marion La Follette, William Matthews Handy, Charles Higgins (1906)
"Ten years ago a liberal estimate was one man to every eight in secret orders. ... A tabulated statement of the memberships in secret societies for 1894 and ..."

6. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of the Author by Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber (1822)
"Those actions which were done in secret, but under the observation of a few, when they are brought to judgment change their nature, and become public; ..."

7. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1866)
"General Lee's army without meat.— His telegram to President Davis.—The necessities of the Commissary Department Bummed up in secret session of Congress. ..."

8. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"In his public apologies, which he addressed to the emperor himself, he sometimes affected the praise of moderation ; whilst at the same time, in secret and ..."

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