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dis·guise

 (dĭs-gīz′)
tr.v. dis·guised, dis·guis·ing, dis·guis·es
1.
a. To modify the manner or appearance of (a person, for example) in order to prevent recognition: disguised himself as a guard and escaped.
b. To make indistinct or difficult to perceive: disguised the bad taste of the medicine with lemon syrup.
2. To conceal or obscure by dissemblance or false show; misrepresent: disguise one's true intentions.
n.
1. Clothes or accessories worn to conceal one's true identity.
2.
a. Appearance that misrepresents the true character of something: a blessing in disguise.
b. A pretense or misrepresentation: His repeated references to his dangerous hobbies were only a disguise to cover up his insecurity.

[Middle English disguisen, from Old French desguiser : des-, dis- + guise, manner; see guise.]

dis·guis′ed·ly (-gī′zĭd-lē) adv.
dis·guise′ment n.
dis·guis′er n.
Synonyms: disguise, camouflage, cloak, dissemble, dissimulate, mask
These verbs mean to change or modify so as to conceal the true identity or character of: disguised her interest with nonchalance; trying to camouflage their impatience; cloaked his anxiety with a smile; dissembling ill will with false solicitude; couldn't dissimulate his vanity; ambition that is masked as altruism.

disguise

(dɪsˈɡaɪz)
vb
1. to modify the appearance or manner in order to conceal the identity of (oneself, someone, or something)
2. (tr) to misrepresent in order to obscure the actual nature or meaning: to disguise the facts.
n
3. a mask, costume, or manner that disguises
4. the act of disguising or the state of being disguised
[C14: from Old French desguisier, from des- dis-1 + guise manner; see guise]
disˈguisable adj
disˈguised adj
disguisedly adv
disˈguiser n

dis•guise

(dɪsˈgaɪz, dɪˈskaɪz)

v. -guised, -guis•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to change the appearance of so as to conceal identity or mislead, as with deceptive garb.
2. to conceal the truth or actual character of by a counterfeit form or appearance; misrepresent: to disguise one's intentions.
n.
3. something that serves or is intended for disguising identity, character, or quality; a deceptive covering, condition, manner, etc.
4. the makeup, mask, or costume of an entertainer.
5. the act of disguising.
6. the state of being disguised; masquerade.
[1275–1325; Middle English disg(u)isen < Anglo-French, Old French de(s)guiser]
dis•guis′a•ble, adj.
dis•guis′ed•ly, adv.
dis•guis′er, n.

disguise


Past participle: disguised
Gerund: disguising

Imperative
disguise
disguise
Present
I disguise
you disguise
he/she/it disguises
we disguise
you disguise
they disguise
Preterite
I disguised
you disguised
he/she/it disguised
we disguised
you disguised
they disguised
Present Continuous
I am disguising
you are disguising
he/she/it is disguising
we are disguising
you are disguising
they are disguising
Present Perfect
I have disguised
you have disguised
he/she/it has disguised
we have disguised
you have disguised
they have disguised
Past Continuous
I was disguising
you were disguising
he/she/it was disguising
we were disguising
you were disguising
they were disguising
Past Perfect
I had disguised
you had disguised
he/she/it had disguised
we had disguised
you had disguised
they had disguised
Future
I will disguise
you will disguise
he/she/it will disguise
we will disguise
you will disguise
they will disguise
Future Perfect
I will have disguised
you will have disguised
he/she/it will have disguised
we will have disguised
you will have disguised
they will have disguised
Future Continuous
I will be disguising
you will be disguising
he/she/it will be disguising
we will be disguising
you will be disguising
they will be disguising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disguising
you have been disguising
he/she/it has been disguising
we have been disguising
you have been disguising
they have been disguising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disguising
you will have been disguising
he/she/it will have been disguising
we will have been disguising
you will have been disguising
they will have been disguising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disguising
you had been disguising
he/she/it had been disguising
we had been disguising
you had been disguising
they had been disguising
Conditional
I would disguise
you would disguise
he/she/it would disguise
we would disguise
you would disguise
they would disguise
Past Conditional
I would have disguised
you would have disguised
he/she/it would have disguised
we would have disguised
you would have disguised
they would have disguised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disguise - an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of somethingdisguise - an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something; "the theatrical notion of disguise is always associated with catastrophe in his stories"
semblance, gloss, color, colour - an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading; "he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity"; "he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction"; "the situation soon took on a different color"
2.disguise - any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity
attire, garb, dress - clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"
fancy dress, masquerade costume, masquerade - a costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party
mask - a covering to disguise or conceal the face
3.disguise - the act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance; "he is a master of disguise"
concealing, hiding, concealment - the activity of keeping something secret
Verb1.disguise - make unrecognizable; "The herb masks the garlic taste"; "We disguised our faces before robbing the bank"
conceal, hide - prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"
cloak, mask, dissemble - hide under a false appearance; "He masked his disappointment"
dissimulate - hide (feelings) from other people
masquerade - take part in a masquerade
camouflage - disguise by camouflaging; exploit the natural surroundings to disguise something; "The troops camouflaged themselves before they went into enemy territory"

disguise

noun
1. costume, get-up (informal), mask, camouflage, false appearance a ridiculous disguise.
disguise something or someone as something or someone dress up as, get up as, camouflage as, fit out as He sold cars, stole them back, disguised them as new ones, then sold them again.
disguise yourself as something or someone dress up as, masquerade as She disguised herself as a man so that she could fight.

disguise

verb
To change or modify so as to prevent recognition of the true identity or character of:
noun
1. Clothes or other personal effects, such as makeup, worn to conceal one's identity:
3. A display of insincere behavior:
Translations
قِناع، مُقَنَّعمُتَنَكِّريَتَنَكَّرُيُخْفييُقَنِّع
maskamaskovatpřestrojenípřestrojitpřevléci se
fordrejeforklædeforklæde sigforklædningskjule
naamioidanaamiointinaamioituapeittääsalata
prerušiti se
álruhaálruhába öltöztetálca
dulargervidulargervi, grímadulbúastdylja
変装する
위장하다
kaukėmaskuojanti išorėperrengtiužmaskavimasužmaskuoti
maskamaskēšanāsmaskētiespārģērbiespārģērbšanās
prestrojenie
preoblekaprikriti
förkläda
ปลอมตัว
belli etmemekgizlemekkılığına girmekkılık değiştirmekılık değiştirmek
cải trang

disguise

[dɪsˈgaɪz]
A. Ndisfraz m
to be in disguiseestar disfrazado
B. VT [+ person] → disfrazar (as de) [+ voice] → simular, cambiar; [+ feelings] → ocultar, disimular; [+ bad points, error] → ocultar
to disguise o.s. asdisfrazarse de
she disguised herself as a manse disfrazó de hombre

disguise

[dɪsˈgaɪz]
n
(= costume, make-up) → déguisement m
in disguise → déguisé(e)
it's a blessing in disguise → c'est une bonne chose, même si ça n'en a pas l'air
(= art) → déguisement m
vt
[+ person] → déguiser; [+ voice] → déguiser, contrefaire
to disguise o.s. → se déguiser
to disguise o.s. as sb/sth → se déguiser en qn/qch
(= cover up) [+ fact] → cacher, dissimuler; [+ feelings, emotion] → masquer, dissimuler
there's no disguising the fact that ... → on ne peut pas se dissimuler que ...

disguise

vtunkenntlich machen; voiceverstellen; vehicle, aircraft, buildingtarnen; fear, dislikeverbergen; tastekaschieren; facts, mistakes, interestverschleiern; to disguise oneself/somebody assich/jdn verkleiden als; superstition disguised as faithAberglaube, der unter dem Deckmantel des Glaubens daherkommt
n (lit)Verkleidung f; (of vehicle, aircraft, building)Tarnung f; (fig)Deckmantel m; in disguiseverkleidet, getarnt; in the disguise ofverkleidet als/getarnt als/unter dem Deckmantel von

disguise

[dɪsˈgaɪz]
1. ntravestimento
in disguise → travestito/a
2. vt (gen) → travestire; (voice) → contraffare; (feelings) → mascherare
to disguise o.s. as → travestirsi da
there's no disguising the fact that ... → non si può nascondere (il fatto) che...

disguise

(disˈgaiz) verb
1. to hide the identity of by altering the appearance etc. He disguised himself as a policeman; She disguised her voice with a foreign accent.
2. to hide (eg one's intentions etc). He tried hard to disguise his feelings.
noun
1. a disguised state. He was in disguise.
2. a set of clothes, make-up etc which disguises. He was wearing a false beard as a disguise.

disguise

يَتَنَكَّرُ převléci se forklæde unkenntlich machen μεταμφιέζομαι disfrazar naamioida se déguiser prerušiti se mascherarsi 変装する 위장하다 vermommen forkle przebrać disfarçar переодевать förkläda ปลอมตัว kılık değiştirmek cải trang 掩饰
References in classic literature ?
How she managed to keep her disguise I never could understand.
He arrived at the haunted house in disguise on the Wednesday before the advent of the twins--after writing his Aunt Pratt that he would not arrive until two days after--and laying in hiding there with his mother until toward daylight Friday morning, when he went to his uncle's house and entered by the back way with his own key, and slipped up to his room where he could have the use of the mirror and toilet articles.
Powerless to recover their lost treasure by open force, the three guardian priests followed and watched it in disguise.
It was Herr Heartless, in disguise, and using a disguised voice.
What the disguise of her lover would be, Julia could not imagine--probably, that of a wandering harper: but then she remembered that there were no harpers in America, and the very singularity might betray his secret.
For this purpose he assumed the character of a man and visited in this disguise a Sculptor's studio having looked at various statues, he demanded the price of two figures of Jupiter and Juno.
Unable to detect a weak point in this scheme of mutual advantage, the financier gave the promoter in disguise an order for the money, and wrote a note to his wife directing her to count out the girl.
Cartwright had come down with me, and in his disguise as a country boy he was of great assistance to me.
Again, I could not disguise myself as a proletarian and travel.
Jones sat down by her, and still persisted in his entreaties; at last the lady coldly answered, "I imagined Mr Jones had been a more discerning lover, than to suffer any disguise to conceal his mistress from him.
John of Rampayne, an excellent juggler and minstrel, undertook to effect the escape of one Audulf de Bracy, by presenting himself in disguise at the court of the king, where he was confined.
And in another minute the disguises were stowed away in the cupboard, the door unbolted, and the two Conspirators seated lovingly side-by-side on the sofa, earnestly discussing a book the Vice-Warden had hastily snatched off the table, which proved to be the City-Directory of the capital of Outland.