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Meaning of HIDE

Pronunciation:  hId

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  body covering of a living animal
  2. [n]  the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
  3. [v]  make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
  4. [v]  cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"
  5. [v]  prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"
  6. [v]  be or go into hiding; keep out of sight, as for protection and safety; "Probably his horse would be close to where he was hiding"; "She is hiding out in a cabin in Montana"
  7. [v]  go into hiding or conceal oneself; "Where is your little brother hiding?"

HIDE is a 4 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: blot out, conceal, cover, enshroud, fell, hide out, obliterate, obscure, pelt, shroud, skin
 Antonyms: show
 See Also: alter, animal skin, becloud, befog, block, body covering, bosom, bury, change, cloud, cover, cover up, cowhide, disguise, earth, enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, fog, goatskin, harbor, harbour, haze over, hole up, lie low, lurk, mist, obscure, rawhide, secrete, shield, skulk, sweep under the rug, veil, wrap



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Hide\ (h[imac]d), v. t. [imp. {Hid} (h[i^]d); p. p.
    {Hidden} (h[i^]d"d'n), {Hid}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hiding}
    (h[imac]d"[i^]ng).] [OE. hiden, huden, AS. h[=y]dan; akin to
    Gr. key`qein, and prob. to E. house, hut, and perh. to E.
    hide of an animal, and to hoard. Cf. {Hoard}.]
    1. To conceal, or withdraw from sight; to put out of view; to
             A city that is set on an hill can not be hid.
                                                   --Matt. v. 15.
             If circumstances lead me, I will find Where truth is
             hid.                                  --Shak.
    2. To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain
       from avowing or confessing.
             Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate.
    3. To remove from danger; to shelter.
             In the time of trouble he shall hide me in his
             pavilion.                             --Ps. xxvi. 5.
    {To hide one's self}, to put one's self in a condition to be
       safe; to secure protection. ``A prudent man foreseeth the
       evil, and hideth himself.'' --Prov. xxii. 3.
    {To hide the face}, to withdraw favor. ``Thou didst hide thy
       face, and I was troubled.'' --Ps. xxx. 7.
    {To hide the face from}.
       (a) To overlook; to pardon. ``Hide thy face from my
           sins.'' --Ps. li. 9.
       (b) To withdraw favor from; to be displeased with.
    Syn: To conceal; secrete; disguise; dissemble; screen; cloak;
         mask; veil. See {Conceal}.
  2. \Hide\, v. i.
    To lie concealed; to keep one's self out of view; to be
    withdrawn from sight or observation.
          Bred to disguise, in public 'tis you hide. --Pope.
    {Hide and seek}, a play of children, in which some hide
       themselves, and others seek them. --Swift.
  3. \Hide\, n. [AS. h[=i]d, earlier h[=i]ged; prob. orig., land
    enough to support a family; cf. AS. h[=i]wan, h[=i]gan,
    members of a household, and E. hind a peasant.] (O. Eng.
    (a) An abode or dwelling.
    (b) A measure of land, common in Domesday Book and old
        English charters, the quantity of which is not well
        ascertained, but has been differently estimated at 80,
        100, and 120 acres. [Written also {hyde}.]
  4. \Hide\, n. [OE. hide, hude, AS. h[=y]d; akin to D. huid,
    OHG. h[=u]t, G. haut, Icel. h[=u][eth], Dan. & Sw. hud, L.
    cutis, Gr. ky`tos; and cf. Gr. sky`tos skin, hide, L. scutum
    shield, and E. sky. [root]13.]
    1. The skin of an animal, either raw or dressed; -- generally
       applied to the undressed skins of the larger domestic
       animals, as oxen, horses, etc.
    2. The human skin; -- so called in contempt.
             O tiger's heart, wrapped in a woman's hide! --Shak.
  5. \Hide\ (h[imac]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hided}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Hiding}.]
    To flog; to whip. [Prov. Eng. & Low, U. S.]
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