secret society

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secret society

n.
An organization, such as a lodge, that requires its members to conceal certain activities, such as its rites of initiation, from outsiders.

secret society

n
a society or organization that conceals its rites, activities, etc, from those who are not members

se′cret soci′ety


n.
an organization, as a fraternal society, whose members share secret rites and promise to assist each other.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.secret society - a society that conceals its activities from nonmemberssecret society - a society that conceals its activities from nonmembers
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"
Freemasonry, Masonry - Freemasons collectively
National Volunteers Association, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh - an all-male organization begun in 1925 to foster nationalism in India's Hindus
Translations
GeheimbundGeheimgesellschaft