Synonyms of sec


1. second, sec, s, time unit, unit of time

usage: 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

2. secant, sec, trigonometric function, circular function

usage: ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle

3. Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, independent agency

usage: an independent federal agency that oversees the exchange of securities to protect investors


1. sec, unsweet, dry (vs. sweet)

usage: (of champagne) moderately dry

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Definition and meaning of sec (Dictionary)