Definition of conceal
- conceal the truth
- She could barely conceal her anger.
- concealed himself behind the door
- The defendant is accused of attempting to conceal evidence.
The sunglasses conceal her eyes.
The controls are concealed behind a panel.
The defendant is accused of attempting to conceal evidence.
The editorial accused the government of concealing the truth.
She could barely conceal her anger.
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: to hide (something or someone) from sight
: to keep (something) secret
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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