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Synonyms and Antonyms of hide

  1. 1 the outer covering of an animal removed for its commercial value <seal hides are used by Eskimos to make footwear, boats, shelters, bags, and clothing> Synonyms fur, leather, pelt, skin Related Words badger, beaver, chamois, chinchilla, ermine, fisher, fox, marten, mink, muskrat, otter, Persian lamb, rabbit, raccoon (also racoon), sable, seal; bearskin, buckskin, calfskin, coonskin, cowhide, deerskin, doeskin, goatskin, horsehide, karakul, kidskin, kolinsky, lambskin, pigskin, rawhide, sealskin, sharkskin, sheep, sheepskin, snakeskin; fleece, mouton; alligator, crocodile; cordovan, morocco, patent leather, suede

  2. 2 the hairless natural covering of an animal prepared for use <boots made of shiny alligator hide> Synonyms leather, skinRelated Words coat, fleece, fur, pelt; alligator, antelope, buckskin, cabretta, calfskin, capeskin, chamois, cordovan, cowhide, crocodile, deerskin, doeskin, goatskin, horsehide, kid, kidskin, lambskin, morocco, ostrich, pigskin, seal, sharkskin, sheepskin, snakeskin; nubuck, patent leather, suede



Synonyms and Antonyms of hide

  1. 1 to put into a hiding place <the thief had hidden the stolen jewelry under the floorboards> Synonyms bury, cache, conceal, ensconce, secrete Related Words hoard, squirrel (away), stash; entomb, inter Near Antonyms bare, expose, reveal, show, uncover, unmask, unveil, unwrap; flaunt, parade, show off; disinter, unearth Antonyms display, exhibit

  2. 2 to keep secret or shut off from view <he tried to hide his criminal past> <she hid the cat's litter box behind a screen> Synonyms belie, blanket, blot out, cloak, conceal, cover, curtain, disguise, enshroud, mask, obscure, occult, paper over, screen, shroud, suppress, veil Related Words bury, camouflage, cover (up), smother; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; becloud, bedim, befog, block, cloud, darken, eclipse, obstruct, occlude, overcast, overshadow, shade Near Antonyms bring out, present; clarify, illuminate; advertise, air, broadcast, get out, proclaim, publicize, publish, spread Antonyms bare, disclose, display, divulge, expose, reveal, show, uncloak, uncover, unmask, unveil

  3. 3 to remain out of sight <he hid in the closet while his roommate lied to the probation officer> Synonyms hole up, lie, lurk, repose, skulk Related Words slink, sneak; avoid, elude, evade Phrases lie low, sit tight Near Antonyms come out, materialize, show up, turn up Antonyms appear



Synonyms and Antonyms of hide

  1. 1 to strike repeatedly <the grizzled quartermaster threatened to hide any soldier caught stealing provisions> Synonyms bash, baste, bat, batter, belabor, belt, birch, bludgeon, buffet, bung up, club, curry, do, drub, fib [British], flog, hammer, hide, lace, lambaste (or lambast), lash, lather, lick, maul, mess (up), paddle, pelt, pommel, pound, pummel, punch out, rough (up), slate, slog, switch, tan, thrash, thresh, thump, tromp, wallop, whale, whip, whop (or whap), whup, work overRelated Words assail, assault, attack, beset, box, bust, chop, clobber, clout, crack, cudgel, cuff, descend (on or upon), hit, jump (on), knock, lam, lay on, paste, pounce (on or upon), punch, raid, rush, slam, slap, smack, smash, sock, spank, storm, swat, swipe, thwack, whack, wham, whomp; blackjack, cane, cowhide, flagellate, fustigate, horsewhip, leather, pistol-whip, rawhide, scourge, strap; gore, lacerate, wound; maim, mangle, mutilate

  2. 2 to strike repeatedly with something long and thin or flexible <threatened to hide the boys with his cane if he ever found them on his property again> Synonyms birch, cowhide, flagellate, flail, flog, hide, horsewhip, lash, leather, rawhide, scourge, slash, switch, tan, thrash, whaleRelated Words knout, quirt, strap; cut; flick, touch up; blackjack, cane, club, cudgel, fustigate; pistol-whip; bang, bop, box, bust, clap, clip, clobber, clout, crack, cuff, hit, knock, lam, paste, punch, slap, slug, smack, smite, sock, spank, swat, swipe, thwack, wallop, whack; bash, baste, bat, batter, beat, belabor, belt, bludgeon, buffet, bung, drub, fib [British], hammer, lace, lambaste (or lambast), lather, lick, mangle, maul, paddle, pelt, pommel, pound, pummel, rough, slate, slog, thresh, thump, tromp, whop (or whap), whup, work over

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