Need another word that means the same as “secrete”? Find 12 synonyms and 30 related words for “secrete” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Secrete” are: release, produce, discharge, emit, excrete, exude, ooze, leak, leach, emanate, give off, send out
Secrete as a Verb
Definitions of "Secrete" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “secrete” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Place out of sight; keep secret.
- Generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids.
- (of a cell, gland, or organ) produce and discharge (a substance.
Synonyms of "Secrete" as a verb (12 Words)
|discharge||Go off or discharge.|
If the jury cannot agree it should be discharged.
|emanate||Give out (breath or an odor.|
He emanated a powerful brooding air.
|emit||Give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.|
She emitted a sound like laughter.
|excrete||Eliminate from the body.|
Excess bicarbonate is excreted by the kidney.
|exude||Release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities.|
Exude sweat through the pores.
|give off||Offer in good faith.|
|leach||Cause a liquid to leach or percolate.|
Ash is readily leached.
The container leaked gasoline.
|ooze||Pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings.|
She oozes a raunchy sex appeal.
|produce||Make or manufacture from components or raw materials.|
We produce more cars than we can sell.
|release||Release as from one s grip.|
Release a hormone into the blood stream.
|send out||To cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place.|
Usage Examples of "Secrete" as a verb
- Insulin is secreted in response to rising levels of glucose in the blood.
- The money was secreted from his children.
- Secrete digestive juices.
Associations of "Secrete" (30 Words)
|acne||A skin condition characterized by red pimples on the skin, especially on the face, due to inflamed or infected sebaceous glands and prevalent chiefly among adolescents.|
He was clean shaven with a face that had been ravaged by acne when younger.
|bile||A bitter greenish-brown alkaline fluid which aids digestion and is secreted by the liver and stored in the gall bladder.|
His response was full of bile and hatred.
|cell||The local area covered by one of the short range transmitters in a cellular telephone system.|
A button cell for a quartz watch.
|digestive||(of food or medicine) aiding or promoting the process of digestion.|
Tubes of digestive mints.
|discharge||Go off or discharge.|
A police permit for discharge of an air gun.
|endocrine||Any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream.|
|gland||A structure resembling a gland especially a lymph node.|
Symptoms include swollen glands.
|hormone||A person s sex hormones as held to influence behaviour or mood.|
She told herself she was suffering from hormones that she would cheer up soon.
|liver||Liver of an animal used as meat.|
A high liver.
|mucous||Relating to, producing, covered with, or of the nature of mucus.|
|mucus||Protective secretion of the mucus membranes in the gut it lubricates the passage of food and protects the epithelial cells in the nose and throat and lungs it can make it difficult for bacteria to penetrate the body through the epithe.|
|nectary||A gland (often a protuberance or depression) that secretes nectar.|
Perspiration ran down his forehead.
|perspire||Give out sweat through the pores of the skin as a result of heat, physical exertion, or stress.|
Will was perspiring heavily.
|phlegm||Calmness of temperament.|
Phlegm and determination carried them through many difficult situations.
|produce||Cause to happen, occur or exist.|
He produced a sheet of paper from his pocket.
|retch||Make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit.|
With a sudden retch he vomited all over the floor.
|saliva||A clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches.|
|salivary||Of or relating to saliva.|
The salivary glands.
|sebaceous||Relating to a sebaceous gland or its secretion.|
|secretion||A substance discharged by secretion.|
|spew||Expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth.|
Buses were spewing out black clouds of exhaust.
|spit||The act of spitting forcefully expelling saliva.|
It began to spit.
|sputum||Expectorated matter; saliva mixed with discharges from the respiratory passages; in ancient and medieval physiology it was believed to cause sluggishness.|
He was sweating profusely.
The low murmur swelled to a roar.
|thymus||A lymphoid organ situated in the neck of vertebrates which produces T lymphocytes for the immune system The human thymus becomes much smaller at the approach of puberty.|
|urinary||Of or relating to the urinary system of the body.|
The urinary tract.