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Definitions of hide

  1. prevent from being seen or discovered; " Muslim women hide their faces"; " hide the money"
  2. go into hiding or conceal oneself; " Where is your little brother hiding?"
  3. body covering of a living animal
  4. make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; " a hidden message"; " a veiled threat"
  5. To conceal, or withdraw from sight; to put out of view; to secrete.
  6. To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain from avowing or confessing.
  7. To remove from danger; to shelter.
  8. To lie concealed; to keep one's self out of view; to be withdrawn from sight or observation.
  9. An abode or dwelling.
  10. 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.
  11. To flog; to whip.
  12. The human skin; - so called in contempt.
  13. To conceal; to put out of view; to remove from danger; to shelter; secrete; not to confess; disguise.
  14. To lie concealed; to keep oneself out of view; to be withdrawn from view.
  15. An animal's skin, raw or dressed; formerly, a measure of land.
  16. Hid.
  17. Hidden.
  18. Hiding.
  19. To conceal: to keep in safety.
  20. To lie concealed:- pa. t. hid; pa. p. hidden, hid.
  21. The skin of an animal.
  22. To flog or whip.
  23. An old measure of land varying from 60 to 120 acres.
  24. Hid, hidden.
  25. Skin of a quadruped.
  26. To cover; conceal.
  27. To lie concealed.
  28. To put or keep out of sight; secrete; disguise.
  29. To whip with a rawhide; cover as with hide.
  30. The skin of a large animal, as an ox.
  31. To flog.
  32. A certain portion of land, from 60 to 100 acres.
  33. 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.
  34. To be withdrawn from sight; to conceal; to keep secret.
  35. 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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Usage examples for hide

  1. What is the Rommanis for to hide? – The English Gipsies and Their Language by Charles G. Leland
  2. See, I cannot help it, I cannot hide it from you. – Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon
  3. 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
  4. I don't understand even how you could hide it without being seen." – The Egyptian Cat Mystery by Harold Leland Goodwin
  5. Well, hide it somewhere. – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  6. You think you hide the real thing from me. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  7. Ruth says we must hide you- somewhere. – The Corner House Girls at School by Grace Brooks Hill
  8. What had she to hide? – The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson
  9. Is there no place where you can hide yourself? – Europa's Fairy Book by Joseph Jacobs
  10. 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
  11. O, do take me and hide me away, and let me cry! – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  12. It's all I can do for him; I haven't any way to hide him out. – Six Feet Four by Jackson Gregory
  13. He had nothing to hide. – John Marsh's Millions by Charles Klein Arthur Hornblow
  14. " Yes, Tommy," she whispered, " and we are going a long way to hide. – Lovey Mary by Alice Hegan Rice
  15. Why should I hide it from myself? – The Adventures of a Special Correspondent by Jules Verne
  16. " 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
  17. You'll have to hide that somehow! – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack
  18. Just to save his own hide! – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
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