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Synonyms for secretary
ˈsɛk rɪˌtɛr isec·re·ta·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. secretarynoun

    a person who is head of an administrative department of government

    Synonyms:
    writing table, secretarial assistant, secretaire, escritoire, repository

  2. secretary, secretarial assistantnoun

    an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization

    Synonyms:
    writing table, secretarial assistant, secretaire, escritoire, repository

  3. repository, secretarynoun

    a person to whom a secret is entrusted

    Synonyms:
    secretarial assistant, monument, depository, depositary, writing table, deposit, repository, secretaire, escritoire

  4. secretary, writing table, escritoire, secretairenoun

    a desk used for writing

    Synonyms:
    writing table, secretarial assistant, secretaire, escritoire, repository

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. secretarynoun

    Synonyms:
    scribe, clerk

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. secretarynoun

    Synonyms:
    amanuensis, clerk, writer, scribe, writing-desk, escritoire, scrutoire

    Associated words:
    secretarial, secretariat, portfolio

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How to use secretary in a sentence?

  1. White House:

    As the president has said, Kevin McAleenan has done a tremendous job, hell be leaving after Veterans Day and after he departs, Chad Wolf will serve as acting secretary in the interim.

  2. Barack Obama:

    And we're seeing this again and again. but when you start getting to the point where you are actively communicating that the United States government and our secretary of state is somehow spinning presentations in a negotiation with a foreign power, particularly one you say is your enemy, that's a problem.

  3. Robert Menendez:

    Unlike President Obama's characterization of those who have raised serious questions about the agreement, or who have opposed it, I did not vote for the war in Iraq, I opposed it, unlike the Vice President and the Secretary of State, who both supported it, i know that, in many respects, it would be far easier to support this deal, as it would have been to vote for the war in Iraq at the time. But I didn't choose the easier path then, and I'm not going to now.

  4. Former Navy Secretary Richard Spencer:

    Given my desire to resolve a festering issue, I tried to find a way that would prevent the president from further involvement while trying all avenues to get Gallaghers file in front of a peer-review board, why? The Naval Special Warfare [NSW]community owns the Trident pin, not the secretary of the Navy, not the defense secretary, not even the president.If the review board concluded that Gallagher deserved to keep it, so be it.

  5. Jim Mattis:

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis spoke to reporters Friday morning hours before the release of the Nuclear Posture Review. What we're trying to do is ensure that our diplomats and our negotiators are in a position to be listened to when we say we want to go forward on nonproliferation and arms control. At the same time, you do so by having an effective, safe deterrent.

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