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Definitions of hide

  1. prevent from being seen or discovered; " Muslim women hide their faces"; " hide the money"
  2. cover as if with a shroud; " The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"
  3. the dressed skin of an animal ( especially a large animal)
  4. go into hiding or conceal oneself; " Where is your little brother hiding?"
  5. body covering of a living animal
  6. 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. make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; " a hidden message"; " a veiled threat"
  8. To conceal, or withdraw from sight; to put out of view; to secrete.
  9. To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain from avowing or confessing.
  10. To remove from danger; to shelter.
  11. To lie concealed; to keep one's self out of view; to be withdrawn from sight or observation.
  12. An abode or dwelling.
  13. 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.
  14. To flog; to whip.
  15. The skin of an animal, either raw or dressed; - generally applied to the undressed skins of the larger domestic animals, as oxen, horses, etc.
  16. The human skin; - so called in contempt.
  17. To conceal; to put out of view; to remove from danger; to shelter; secrete; not to confess; disguise.
  18. To lie concealed; to keep oneself out of view; to be withdrawn from view.
  19. An animal's skin, raw or dressed; formerly, a measure of land.
  20. Hid.
  21. Hidden.
  22. Hiding.
  23. To conceal: to keep in safety.
  24. To lie concealed:- pa. t. hid; pa. p. hidden, hid.
  25. The skin of an animal.
  26. To flog or whip.
  27. An old measure of land varying from 60 to 120 acres.
  28. Hid, hidden.
  29. Skin of a quadruped.
  30. To cover; conceal.
  31. To lie concealed.
  32. To put or keep out of sight; secrete; disguise.
  33. To whip with a rawhide; cover as with hide.
  34. The skin of a large animal, as an ox.
  35. To flog.
  36. A certain portion of land, from 60 to 100 acres.
  37. To withhold or withdraw from sight; to conceal; to screen; not to confess.
  38. To lie concealed. To hide the face, to withhold countenance or favour. To hide the face from, to overlook or forgive. Hide and seek, a play of children.
  39. To be withdrawn from sight; to conceal; to keep secret.
  40. The skin of a horse, ox, or other large animal; an anc. measure of land of about 100 acres, or as much as could be tilled by a single plough.
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Quotes of hide

  1. I have nothing to hide in art. The initial force alone can bring anyone to the end he must attain. – Paul Cezanne
  2. I would not fear nor wish my fate, but boldly say each night, to -morrow let my sun his beams display, or in clouds hide them; I have lived today. – Abraham Crowley
  3. Some days the competition would beat me and I'd go home thinking awful thoughts, want to hide under the bed, depressed. But of course, in the news business, when you're working a daily news broadcast, you get your victories and defeats every day. – Sam Donaldson
  4. It's the generally accepted privilege of theologians to stretch the heavens, that is the Scriptures, like tanners with a hide – Desiderius Erasmus
  5. I do not wish to hide my origins, nor do I seek to make it a subject of conversation. I am what I am. – Ryan Giggs
  6. From your confessor, lawyer and physician, hide not your case on no condition. – John Harington
  7. Nature is wont to hide herself. – Heraclitus
  8. And if you take the cameras out of the courtroom, then you hide I think, a certain measure of truth from the public, and I think that's very important for the American public to know. – Lance Ito
  9. Earlier on in my career I felt that I had to hide behind a lot of different masks, and showboat ways of performing. Now, that's a lie. The less I have to hide the less I have to act. – Thomas Jane
  10. The most aggressive artists often hide their romantic side. – Don Johnson
  11. I'm actually not an exhibitionist at all. When you get onstage and you get under the lights playing music, I feel more hidden and more alone than anywhere else. You hide behind your music and let your emotions come out through the music. – Tim McGraw
  12. It's important not to indicate. People don't try to show their feelings, they try to hide them. – Robert De Niro
  13. It's about you. If you win, it's you; if you lose, it's you. Black and white. Nowhere to hide – Greg Rusedski
  14. Death is the ugly fact which Nature has to hide and she hides it well. – Alexander Smith
  15. Now I walk around with my head down, trying to hide thinking that everybody knows that I inflicted people with HIV, because that is all they are going to read. – Marc Wallice

Usage examples for hide

  1. It's all I can do for him; I haven't any way to hide him out. – Six Feet Four by Jackson Gregory
  2. I don't understand even how you could hide it without being seen." – The Egyptian Cat Mystery by Harold Leland Goodwin
  3. You think you hide the real thing from me. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  4. What had she to hide – The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson
  5. O, do take me and hide me away, and let me cry! – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  6. What is the Rommanis for to hide – The English Gipsies and Their Language by Charles G. Leland
  7. Then he fixed his eyes on little Elina, who was trying to hide behind a curtain, and said, with a smile: " But who is this other young lady?" – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  8. He would never need to hide it from the Fowley's again. – Dick Lionheart by Mary Rowles Jarvis
  9. " Yes, Tommy," she whispered, " and we are going a long way to hide – Lovey Mary by Alice Hegan Rice
  10. He had nothing to hide – John Marsh's Millions by Charles Klein Arthur Hornblow
  11. " You have me there, Mr. Darrin," laughed the commandant, while the lieutenant turned to hide a smile. – Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  12. Just to save his own hide – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  13. See, I cannot help it, I cannot hide it from you. – Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon
  14. Is there no place where you can hide yourself? – Europa's Fairy Book by Joseph Jacobs
  15. Why should I hide it from myself? – The Adventures of a Special Correspondent by Jules Verne
  16. Well, hide it somewhere. – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  17. He could certainly hide in that way during the night, and that would give him the night in which to think. – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard
  18. You'll have to hide that somehow! – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack
  19. Ruth says we must hide you- somewhere. – The Corner House Girls at School by Grace Brooks Hill
  20. See, my darling, we must hide nothing from your mother. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac

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