Definition of 'secrete'
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Each blink brings liquid secreted by the tear glands into contact with the surface of the eyeball. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The problem is that the hormones secreted into the system in times of stress tend to get locked away. Why Am I Afraid to be Assertive? (1994)The chemical reacts to the amino acids and other components of oils and sweat secreted from the skin's pores. Times, Sunday Times (2008)People who have been secreted away in offices now stand on corners or sit under umbrellas in plain view, and conduct business on mobile phones or laptops. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Then there is the newer breed of hotel: the freshly converted castles and monasteries, most of them secreted away in superb countryside. Umbria - the green heart of Italy (1989)
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Used Occasionally. secrete is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'secrete'
British English: secrete VERB
If part of a plant, animal, or human secretes a liquid, it produces it.
The sweat glands secrete water.
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