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English verb: secrete

1. secrete (body) generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids

SamplesSecrete digestive juices.
Release a hormone into the blood stream.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)exudate, exude, ooze, ooze out, transude

Narrower (hyponym)water

2. secrete (perception) place out of sight; keep secret

SamplesThe money was secreted from his children.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)conceal, hide

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