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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 se·crete /sɪˈkrit/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 se·crete /sɪˈkrɪt/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Se·crete v. t. [imp. & p. p. Secreted; p. pr. & vb. n. Secreting.]
 1. To deposit in a place of hiding; to hide; to conceal; as, to secrete stolen goods; to secrete one's self.
 2. Physiol. To separate from the blood and elaborate by the process of secretion; to elaborate and emit as a secretion. See Secretion.
    Why one set of cells should secrete bile, another urea, and so on, we do not know.   --Carpenter.
 Syn: -- To conceal; hide. See Conceal.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids; "secrete
           digestive juices"; "release a hormone into the blood
           stream" [syn: release]
      2: place out of sight; keep secret; "The money was secreted
         from his children"