HyperDic: hide

English > 6 senses of the word hide:
VERBperceptionhide, concealprevent from being seen or discovered
perceptionhide, hide outbe or go into hiding
contacthide, shroud, enshroud, covercover as if with a shroud
changehide, obscure, blot out, obliterate, veilmake undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
NOUNsubstancehide, fellthe dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
animalhide, pelt, skinbody covering of a living animal
hide > pronunciation
Soundshhay'd
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > hide: 6 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal).
Synonymfell
NarrowercowhideThe hide of a cow
goatskinThe hide of a goat
rawhideuntanned hide especially of cattle
Broaderanimal skinThe outer covering of an animal
English > hide: 6 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningbody covering of a living animal.
Synonymspelt, skin
Broaderbody coveringAny covering for the body or a body part
Spanishpellejo, piel
Catalancuir, pell
English > hide: 6 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningprevent from being seen or discovered.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThey hide; They hide themselves
Examples
  • "Muslim women hide their faces"
  • "hide the money"
Synonymconceal
Narrowerbosomhide in one's bosom / bosom
burycover from sight
cover, cover uphide from view or knowledge
coverspread over a surface to conceal or protect
disguise, maskmake unrecognizable
harbor, harbour, shieldhold back a thought or feeling about
lurk, skulklie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
obscure, befog, becloud, obnubilate, haze over, fog, cloud, mistmake less visible or unclear
obstruct, blockshut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight
secreteplace out of sight
sweep under the rugTo conceal something in the hopes it won't be discovered by others
veilTo obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
Oppositeshowmake visible or noticeable
Spanishencubrir, esconder, ocultar, tapar
Catalanamagar-se, amagar, encobrir, ocultar, tapar
English > hide: 6 senses > verb 2, perception
MeaningBe or go into hiding; keep out of sight, as for protection and safety.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThey hide; They hide themselves
Synonymhide out
Narrowerearthhide in the earth like a hunted animal
hole upRemain secluded or in hiding
hunker downTake shelter / shelter
lie lowTo try to avoid detection especially by police
lie lowKeep a low profile, try to be inconspicuous
stow awayhide aboard a ship or a plane to get free transportation
Spanishdisimular, esconderse, esconder, ocultar, tapar
Catalanamagar-se, amagar, encobrir, tapar
English > hide: 6 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningCover as if with a shroud.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsshroud, enshroud, cover
Broaderenvelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, encloseenclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
Spanishamortajar, envolver
Catalanamortallar, embolicar
English > hide: 6 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningmake undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsobscure, blot out, obliterate, veil
Narrowermystifymake mysterious
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar toobliterate, effaceRemove completely from recognition or memory
Spanishcondenar al olvido, enmascarar, enturbiar, erradicar, esconder, ignorar, obscurecer, ofuscar, oscurecer
Catalanenfosquir, fosquejar, obscurir
Nounshidingthe activity of keeping something secret

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