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Meaning of HIDING

Pronunciation:  'hIding

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the activity of keeping something secret

HIDING is a 6 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: concealing, concealment
 See Also: activity, burial, burying, camouflage, cover, covering, cover-up, disguise, mask, masking, money laundering, screening, stealing, stealth



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Hid"ing\, n.
    The act of hiding or concealing, or of withholding from view
    or knowledge; concealment.
          There was the hiding of his power.       --Hab. iii. 4.
  2. \Hid"ing\, n.
    A flogging. [Colloq.] --Charles Reade.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are hiding, suggests that you are keeping some secret or withholding some information. You may not be facing up to a situation or not want to deal with an issue. However, you may be getting ready to reveal and confess before somebody finds out. Dreaming that you are somebody else is hiding indicates a need for security and protection. In particular, to dream that you are hiding from some authority figure (police, parents, teacher...), implies feelings of guilt.
Thesaurus Terms
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