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hide

noun

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 of hide fur, leather, pelt, skin Words Related to hide 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 of hide leather, skinWords Related to hide 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


hide

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hide

  1. 1 to put into a hiding place the thief had hidden the stolen jewelry under the floorboards Synonyms of 1hide bury, cache, conceal, ensconce, secrete Words Related to 1hide hoard, squirrel (away), stash; entomb, inter Near Antonyms of 1hide bare, expose, reveal, show, uncover, unmask, unveil, unwrap; flaunt, parade, show off; disinter, unearth Antonyms of 1hide 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 of 1hide belie, blanket, blot out, cloak, conceal, cover, curtain, disguise, enshroud, mask, obscure, occult, paper over, screen, shroud, suppress, veil Words Related to 1hide bury, camouflage, cover (up), smother; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; becloud, bedim, befog, block, cloud, darken, eclipse, obstruct, occlude, overcast, overshadow, shade Near Antonyms of 1hide bring out, present; clarify, illuminate; advertise, air, broadcast, get out, proclaim, publicize, publish, spread Antonyms of 1hide 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 of 1hide hole up, lie, lurk, repose, skulk Words Related to 1hide slink, sneak; avoid, elude, evade Phrases lie low, sit tight Near Antonyms of 1hide come out, materialize, show up, turn up Antonyms of 1hide appear

Synonym Discussion of hide

hide, conceal, screen, secrete, bury mean to withhold or withdraw from sight. hide may or may not suggest intent.
    • hide in the closet
    • a house hidden in the woods
conceal usually does imply intent and often specifically implies a refusal to divulge.
    • concealed the weapon
screen implies an interposing of something that prevents discovery.
    • a house screened by trees
secrete suggests a depositing in a place unknown to others.
    • secreted the amulet inside his shirt
bury implies covering up so as to hide completely.
    • buried the treasure

hide

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hide

  1. 1 to strike repeatedly the grizzled quartermaster threatened to hide any soldier caught stealing provisions Synonyms of 2hide 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 overWords Related to 2hide 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 of 2hide birch, cowhide, flagellate, flail, flog, hide, horsewhip, lash, leather, rawhide, scourge, slash, switch, tan, thrash, whaleWords Related to 2hide 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

Synonym Discussion of hide

hide, conceal, screen, secrete, bury mean to withhold or withdraw from sight. hide may or may not suggest intent.
    • hide in the closet
    • a house hidden in the woods
conceal usually does imply intent and often specifically implies a refusal to divulge.
    • concealed the weapon
screen implies an interposing of something that prevents discovery.
    • a house screened by trees
secrete suggests a depositing in a place unknown to others.
    • secreted the amulet inside his shirt
bury implies covering up so as to hide completely.
    • buried the treasure


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