Definition for SE-CRETE

SE-CRETE, v.t.

  1. To hide; to conceal; to remove from observation or the knowledge of others; as, to secrete stolen goods.
  2. To secrete one's self; to retire from notice into a private place; to abscond.
  3. In the animal economy, to secern; to produce from the blood substances different from the blood itself, or from any of its constituents; as the glands. The liver secretes bile; the salivary glands secrete saliva. – Ed. Encyc.

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