HyperDic: secretary

English > 4 senses of the word secretary:
NOUNperson secretarya person who is head of an administrative department of government
person secretary, secretarial assistantan assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
person secretary, repositorya person to whom a secret is entrusted
artifactsecretary, writing table, escritoire, secretairea desk used for writing
secretary > pronunciation
Soundsseh'krahteh.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > secretary: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who is head of an administrative department of government.
NarrowerAttorney General, United States Attorney General, US Attorney GeneralThe person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department
Secretary of Agriculture, Agriculture SecretaryThe person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Agriculture
Secretary of Commerce, Commerce SecretaryThe person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Commerce
Secretary of Defense, Defense SecretaryThe person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department
Secretary of Education, Education SecretaryThe person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Education
Secretary of Energy, Energy SecretaryThe person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Energy
Secretary of Health and Human ServicesThe person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Health and Human Services
Secretary of Housing and Urban DevelopmentThe person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Housing and Urban Development
Secretary of Labor, Labor SecretaryThe person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Labor
Secretary of StateThe person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of State
Secretary of Transportation, Transportation SecretaryThe person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Transportation
Secretary of Veterans AffairsThe person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Veterans Affairs
Secretary of the Interior, Interior SecretaryThe person who holds the secretaryship of the Interior Department
Secretary of the Treasury, Treasury SecretaryThe person who holds the secretaryship of the Treasury Department
undersecretaryA secretary immediately / immediately subordinate to the head of a department of government
Broaderhead, chief, top dogA person who is in charge
Spanishsecretaria, secretario
Catalansecretari
Nounssecretaryshipthe position of secretary / secretary
English > secretary: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization.
Synonymsecretarial assistant
Narrowerexecutive secretaryA secretary having administrative duties and responsibilities
receptionistA secretary whose main duty is to answer the telephone and receive visitors
social secretaryA personal secretary who handles your social correspondence and appointments
stenographer, amanuensis, shorthand typistsomeone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation / dictation)
Broaderassistant, helper, help, supporterA person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
Spanishsecretaria, secretario
Catalansecretari
Adjectivessecretarialof or relating to a secretary / secretary or to a secretary's / secretary's work
Nounssecretaryshipthe position of secretary / secretary
English > secretary: 4 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person to whom a secret is entrusted.
Synonymrepository
Broaderconfidant, intimatesomeone to whom private matters are confided
Spanishrepositorio
English > secretary: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA desk used for writing.
Synonymswriting table, escritoire, secretaire
BroaderdeskA piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments
Spanisharquimesa, escribanía, escritorio
Catalanarquimesa, escriptori

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