, v. t.
, AS. h; akin to Gr. key`qein, and prob. to E. house, hut, and perh. to E. hide of an animal, and to hoard. Cf. Hoard.].
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.
To conceal, or withdraw from sight; to put out of view; to secrete. [1913 Webster
"A city that is set on an hill can not be hid."
"If circumstances lead me, I will find
Where truth is hid."
To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain from avowing or confessing. [1913 Webster
"Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate."
To remove from danger; to shelter. [1913 Webster
"In the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion."
-- To conceal; secrete; disguise; dissemble; screen; cloak; mask; veil. See Conceal
Hide, v. i.
Hide and seek, a play of children, in which some hide themselves, and others seek them. Swift.
To lie concealed; to keep one's self out of view; to be withdrawn from sight or observation. [1913 Webster
"Bred to disguise, in public 'tis you hide."
Hide, n. [AS. hīd, earlier hīged; prob. orig., land enough to support a family; cf. AS. hīwan, hīgan, members of a household, and E. hind a peasant.].
, AS. h; akin to D. huid, OHG. h, G. haut, Icel. h, Dan. & Sw. hud, L. cutis, Gr. ky`tos; and cf. Gr. sky`tos skin, hide, L. scutum shield, and E. sky.
The skin of an animal, either raw or dressed; -- generally applied to the undressed skins of the larger domestic animals, as oxen, horses, etc. [1913 Webster]
The human skin; -- so called in contempt. [1913 Webster
"O tiger's heart, wrapped in a woman's hide!"
Hide, v. & n.
--v. (past hid; past part. hidden or archaic hid)
1 tr. put or keep out of sight (hid it under the cushion; hid her in the cupboard).
2 intr. conceal oneself.
3 tr. (usu. foll. by from) keep (a fact) secret (hid his real motive from her).
4 tr. conceal (a thing) from sight intentionally or not (trees hid the house).
--n. Brit. a camouflaged shelter used for observing wildlife or hunting animals.
hidden reserves extra profits, resources, etc. kept concealed in reserve. hide-and-seek
1 a children's game in which one or more players seek a child or children hiding.
2 a process of attempting to find an evasive person or thing. hide one's head keep out of sight, esp. from shame. hide one's light under a bushel conceal one's merits (Matthew 5:15). hide out (or up) remain in concealment. hide-out colloq. a hiding-place. hidey- (or hidy-) hole colloq. a hiding-place.
Hide, n. & v.
1 the skin of an animal, esp. when tanned or dressed.
2 colloq. the human skin (saved his own hide; I'll tan your hide).
--v.tr. colloq. flog.
hided adj. (also in comb.).
Hide, n. a former measure of land large enough to support a family and its dependants, usu. between 60 and 120 acres.
OE hi(gi)d f. hiw-, hig- household
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conceal, hide, secrete, put out of sight, lock up, seal up, bottle up, encrypt, encode, cipher, cover, screen, cloak, veil, shroud, cover up one's tracks, screen from sight, screen from observation, drawing the veil, draw the curtain, close the curtain, curtain, shade, eclipse, throw a view over, be cloud, be mask, mask, disguise, ensconce, muffle, smother, befog, whisper, keep from, keep back, keep to oneself, keep snug, keep close, keep secret, keep dark, bury, sink, suppress, keep from, keep from out of view, keep from out of sight, keep in the shade, throw into the shade, throw into background, stifle, hush up, smother, withhold, reserve, fence with a question, ignore, keep a secret, keep one's own counsel, hold one's tongue, make no sign, not let it go further, not breathe a word, not breathe a syllable about, not let the right hand know what the left is doing, hide one's light under a bushel, bury one's talent in a napkin, keep in the dark, leave in the dark, keep in the ignorance, blind, blind the eyes, blindfold, hoodwink, mystify, puzzle, bamboozle, be concealed, suffer an eclipse, retire from sight, couch, hide oneself, lie hid, lie in perdu, lie in close, lie in ambush (ambush), seclude oneself, lurk, sneak, skulk, slink, prowl, steal into, steal out of, steal by, steal along, play at bopeep, play at hide and seek, hide in holes and corners, still hunt.
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