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hide

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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
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2 the hairless natural covering of an animal prepared for use

  • boots made of shiny alligator hide
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hide

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1 to put into a hiding place

  • the thief had hidden the stolen jewelry under the floorboards
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2 to keep secret or shut off from view

  • he tried to hide his criminal past
  • she hid the catʼs litter box behind a screen
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3 to remain out of sight

  • he hid in the closet while his roommate lied to the probation officer
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lie low, sit tight

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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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hide

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1 to strike repeatedly

  • the grizzled quartermaster threatened to hide any soldier caught stealing provisions
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beat up on

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
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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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