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Secretary meaning

secretary - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. One who keeps, or is intrusted with, secrets.
  2. 2. An officer of state whose business is to superintend and manage the affairs of a particular department of government, and who is usually a member of the cabinet or advisory council of the chief executive; as, the secretary of state, who conducts the correspondence and attends to the relations of a government with foreign courts; the secretary of the treasury, who manages the department of finance; the secretary of war, etc.
  3. 3. A piece of furniture, with conveniences for writing and for the arrangement of papers; an escritoire.
  4. 4. The secretary bird.
  5. 5. One who writes for another; head of a department of government; piece of furniture arranged for writing.

secretary - examples of usage

  1. You must really get another secretary, Sally. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. The Colonel was speaking, while Sir John read some letters handed to him by the secretary. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. Then, said the secretary, was there some room where we could meet? - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
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