cover/hide a multitude of sins

Definition of cover/hide a multitude of sins

  1. :  to cover/hide problems or faults Some new paint on an old house can cover/hide a multitude of sins.

Word by Word Definitions

coverplay
  1. :  to guard from attack

    :  to have within the range of one's guns :  command

    :  to hold within range of an aimed firearm

  1. :  something that protects, shelters, or guards: such as

    :  natural shelter for an animal

    :  the factors that provide such shelter

hideplay
  1. :  any of various old English units of land area

    :  a unit of 120 acres

  1. :  to put out of sight :  secrete

    :  to conceal for shelter or protection :  shield

    :  to keep secret

  1. :  blind

  1. :  the life or physical well-being of a person

  1. :  to give a beating to :  flog

multitudeplay
  1. :  the state of being many

    :  a great number :  host

    :  a great number of people

sinplay sins
  1. :  an offense against religious or moral law

    :  an action that is or is felt to be highly reprehensible

    :  an often serious shortcoming :  fault

  1. :  to commit a sin

    :  to commit an offense or fault

  1. : sine


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