Translation of "secrete" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /sɪˈkriːt/ us

specialized biology (of animals or plants or their cells) to produce and release a liquid

Saliva is a liquid secreted by glands in or near the mouth.

formal to put something in a place where it is unlikely to be found

He was arrested at the airport with a kilo of heroin secreted in his clothing.

(Translation of “secrete” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /siˈkriːt/

(of a gland or similar organ of the body) to separate (a fluid) from the blood, store it, and give it out

secretar, segregar
The liver secretes bile.

to hide

ocultar, esconder
He secreted the money under his mattress.
secretion /-ʃən/ noun

the process of secreting a fluid.


a substance produced by this process

Saliva and urine are secretions.

(Translation of “secrete” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)