Associations to the word «Secretary»

Pictures for the word «Secretary»

Wiktionary

SECRETARY, noun. (obsolete) Someone entrusted with a secret; a confidant.
SECRETARY, noun. ​A person who keeps records, takes notes and handles general clerical work.
SECRETARY, noun. ​(often capitalized) The head of a department of government.
SECRETARY, noun. ​A managerial or leading position in certain non-profit organizations, such as political parties, trade unions, international organizations.
SECRETARY, noun. ​(US) A type of desk, secretary desk; a secretaire.
SECRETARY, noun. ​A secretary bird, a bird of the species Sagittarius serpentarius.
SECRETARY, verb. (transitive) To serve as a secretary of.
SECRETARY, proper noun. A town in Maryland.
SECRETARY BIRD, noun. A large terrestrial bird of prey, Sagittarius serpentarius, native to Africa with very long legs that preys on reptiles, especially snakes.
SECRETARY BIRDS, noun. Plural of secretary bird
SECRETARY GENERAL, noun. The chief administrator of an international body such as NATO or the United Nations.
SECRETARY GENERAL, noun. Alternative form of Secretary General
SECRETARY HAND, noun. (historical) (calligraphy) A style of handwriting developed in Europe and used during the 16th and 17th centuries for writing English, German, Welsh and Gaelic; a variety of this style.
SECRETARY HANDS, noun. Plural of secretary hand
SECRETARY OF STATE, noun. Any of several senior government positions whose function varies from nation to nation.

Dictionary definition

SECRETARY, noun. A person who is head of an administrative department of government.
SECRETARY, noun. An assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization.
SECRETARY, noun. A person to whom a secret is entrusted.
SECRETARY, noun. A desk used for writing.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras