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  • verb US Simple past tense and past participle of secret.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of secrete.


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  • I've heard this pronounced two ways, depending on its meaning: se-KREET-ed, as past tense of secrete meaning to produce or discharge a substance, and also SEE-cret-ed, as past tense of hiding something ( calls this a probable back-formation from the word secret, which might explain this pronunciation).

    November 24, 2007