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hide 1

 (hīd)
v. hid (hĭd), hid·den (hĭd′n) or hid, hid·ing, hides
v.tr.
1. To put or keep out of sight or away from notice: hid the money in a sock.
2. To prevent the disclosure or recognition of; conceal: tried to hide the facts.
3. To cut off from sight; cover up: Clouds hid the stars. See Synonyms at block.
4. To avert (one's gaze), especially in shame or grief.
v.intr.
1. To keep oneself out of sight or notice.
2. To seek refuge or respite: "no place to hide from boredom or anger or loneliness" (Matt Teague).
Phrasal Verbs:
hide behind
To keep from being criticized or caught doing wrong by making use or mention of (something), especially as an excuse: "[She] said she would not hide behind political euphemism when discussing taxes" (William Yardley).
hide out
To be in hiding, as from a pursuer: The gangsters hid out in a remote cabin until it was safe to return to the city.

[Middle English hiden, from Old English hȳdan; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.]
Synonyms: hide1, conceal, secrete2, cache, cloak
These verbs mean to keep from the sight or knowledge of others. Hide and conceal are the most general and are often used interchangeably: I used a throw rug to hide (or conceal) the stain on the carpet. I smiled to hide (or conceal) my hurt feelings.
Secrete and cache involve concealment in a place unknown to others; cache often implies storage for later use: The lioness secreted her cubs in the tall grass. The mountain climbers cached their provisions in a cave.
To cloak is to conceal something by masking or disguising it: "On previously cloaked issues, the Soviets have suddenly become forthcoming" (John McLaughlin). See Also Synonyms at block.

hide 2

 (hīd)
n.
The skin of an animal, especially the thick tough skin or pelt of a large animal.
tr.v. hid·ed, hid·ing, hides
To beat severely; flog.
Idiom:
hide nor hair
A trace; a vestige: haven't seen hide nor hair of them since the argument.

[Middle English, from Old English hȳd; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.]

hide 3

 (hīd)
n.
An old English measure of land, usually the amount held adequate for one free family and its dependents.

[Middle English, from Old English hīd; see kei- in Indo-European roots.]

hide

(haɪd)
vb, hides, hiding, hid (hɪd) , hidden (ˈhɪdən) or hid
1. to put or keep (oneself or an object) in a secret place; conceal (oneself or an object) from view or discovery: to hide a pencil; to hide from the police.
2. (tr) to conceal or obscure: the clouds hid the sun.
3. (tr) to keep secret
4. (tr) to turn (one's head, eyes, etc) away
n
(Hunting) Brit a place of concealment, usually disguised to appear as part of the natural environment, used by hunters, birdwatchers, etc. US and Canadian equivalent: blind
[Old English hӯdan; related to Old Frisian hēda, Middle Low German hüden, Greek keuthein]
ˈhidable adj
ˈhider n

hide

(haɪd)
n
1. (Zoology) the skin of an animal, esp the tough thick skin of a large mammal, either tanned or raw
2. informal the human skin
3. informal Austral and NZ impudence
vb, hides, hiding or hided
(tr) informal to flog
[Old English hӯd; related to Old Norse hūth, Old Frisian hēd, Old High German hūt, Latin cutis skin, Greek kutos; see cuticle]
ˈhideless adj

hide

(haɪd)
n
(Units) an obsolete Brit unit of land measure, varying in magnitude from about 60 to 120 acres
[Old English hīgid; related to hīw family, household, Latin cīvis citizen]

hide1

(haɪd)

v. hid, hid•den hid, hid•ing, v.t.
1. to conceal from sight; prevent from being seen or discovered.
2. to obstruct the view of; cover up: The sun was hidden by the clouds.
3. to conceal from knowledge or exposure; keep secret: to hide one's feelings.
v.i.
4. to conceal oneself; lie concealed: I hid in the closet.
5. hide out, to go into or remain in hiding.
n.
6. Brit. blind (def. 24).
[before 900; Middle English; Old English hȳdan, c. Old Frisian hūda, Middle Dutch hüden; akin to Greek keúthein to conceal]
hid′a•ble, adj.
hid`a•bil′i•ty, n.
hid′er, n.
syn: hide, conceal, secrete mean to keep something from being seen or discovered. hide is the general word: A rock hid them from view. conceal, somewhat more formal, usu. means to intentionally cover up something: He concealed the evidence of the crime. secrete means to put away carefully, in order to keep secret.

hide2

(haɪd)

n., v. hid•ed, hid•ing. n.
1. the raw or dressed pelt or skin of a large animal, as a cow or horse.
2. Informal.
a. the skin of a human being: You'll burn your hide in that hot sun.
b. safety or welfare: trying to save the hides of fellow party members.
v.t.
3. Informal. to administer a beating to; thrash.
Idioms:
hide (n)or hair, a trace or evidence, as of something missing.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English hȳd, c. Old Saxon hūd, Old High German hūt, Old Norse hūth, Latin cutis skin, cutis]
hide′less, adj.

hide3

(haɪd)

n.
an Old English unit of land measurement varying usu. from 60 to 120 acres (24 to 48 hectares).
[before 900; Middle English; Old English hīd(e),hīg(i)d portion of land, family]

hide

(conceal)
Past participle: hid/hidden
Gerund: hiding

Imperative
hide
hide
Present
I hide
you hide
he/she/it hides
we hide
you hide
they hide
Preterite
I hid
you hid
he/she/it hid
we hid
you hid
they hid
Present Continuous
I am hiding
you are hiding
he/she/it is hiding
we are hiding
you are hiding
they are hiding
Present Perfect
I have hid/hidden
you have hid/hidden
he/she/it has hid/hidden
we have hid/hidden
you have hid/hidden
they have hid/hidden
Past Continuous
I was hiding
you were hiding
he/she/it was hiding
we were hiding
you were hiding
they were hiding
Past Perfect
I had hid/hidden
you had hid/hidden
he/she/it had hid/hidden
we had hid/hidden
you had hid/hidden
they had hid/hidden
Future
I will hide
you will hide
he/she/it will hide
we will hide
you will hide
they will hide
Future Perfect
I will have hid/hidden
you will have hid/hidden
he/she/it will have hid/hidden
we will have hid/hidden
you will have hid/hidden
they will have hid/hidden
Future Continuous
I will be hiding
you will be hiding
he/she/it will be hiding
we will be hiding
you will be hiding
they will be hiding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hiding
you have been hiding
he/she/it has been hiding
we have been hiding
you have been hiding
they have been hiding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hiding
you will have been hiding
he/she/it will have been hiding
we will have been hiding
you will have been hiding
they will have been hiding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hiding
you had been hiding
he/she/it had been hiding
we had been hiding
you had been hiding
they had been hiding
Conditional
I would hide
you would hide
he/she/it would hide
we would hide
you would hide
they would hide
Past Conditional
I would have hid/hidden
you would have hid/hidden
he/she/it would have hid/hidden
we would have hid/hidden
you would have hid/hidden
they would have hid/hidden

hide

(skin, thrash)
Past participle: hided
Gerund: hiding

Imperative
hide
hide
Present
I hide
you hide
he/she/it hides
we hide
you hide
they hide
Preterite
I hided
you hided
he/she/it hided
we hided
you hided
they hided
Present Continuous
I am hiding
you are hiding
he/she/it is hiding
we are hiding
you are hiding
they are hiding
Present Perfect
I have hided
you have hided
he/she/it has hided
we have hided
you have hided
they have hided
Past Continuous
I was hiding
you were hiding
he/she/it was hiding
we were hiding
you were hiding
they were hiding
Past Perfect
I had hided
you had hided
he/she/it had hided
we had hided
you had hided
they had hided
Future
I will hide
you will hide
he/she/it will hide
we will hide
you will hide
they will hide
Future Perfect
I will have hided
you will have hided
he/she/it will have hided
we will have hided
you will have hided
they will have hided
Future Continuous
I will be hiding
you will be hiding
he/she/it will be hiding
we will be hiding
you will be hiding
they will be hiding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hiding
you have been hiding
he/she/it has been hiding
we have been hiding
you have been hiding
they have been hiding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hiding
you will have been hiding
he/she/it will have been hiding
we will have been hiding
you will have been hiding
they will have been hiding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hiding
you had been hiding
he/she/it had been hiding
we had been hiding
you had been hiding
they had been hiding
Conditional
I would hide
you would hide
he/she/it would hide
we would hide
you would hide
they would hide
Past Conditional
I would have hided
you would have hided
he/she/it would have hided
we would have hided
you would have hided
they would have hided
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hide - the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
animal skin - the outer covering of an animal
cowhide - the hide of a cow
goatskin - the hide of a goat
rawhide - untanned hide especially of cattle; cut in strips it is used for whips and ropes
2.hide - body covering of a living animal
body covering - any covering for the body or a body part
Verb1.hide - prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"
veil - to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil; "women in Afghanistan veil their faces"
secrete - place out of sight; keep secret; "The money was secreted from his children"
obstruct, block - shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight; "The thick curtain blocked the action on the stage"; "The trees obstruct my view of the mountains"
cover - spread over a surface to conceal or protect; "This paint covers well"
bosom - hide in one's bosom; "She bosomed his letters"
bury - cover from sight; "Afghani women buried under their burkas"
cover up, cover - hide from view or knowledge; "The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House"
shield, harbour, harbor - hold back a thought or feeling about; "She is harboring a grudge against him"
becloud, befog, fog, haze over, obnubilate, obscure, mist, cloud - make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"
disguise, mask - make unrecognizable; "The herb masks the garlic taste"; "We disguised our faces before robbing the bank"
sweep under the rug - to conceal something in the hopes it won't be discovered by others; "The president tried to sweep the embarrassing incident under the rug"
lurk, skulk - lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
show - make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please"
2.hide - 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"
lie low - to try to avoid detection especially by police; "After we knock off that liquor store we'll have to lay low for a while"
stow away - hide aboard a ship or a plane to get free transportation; "The illegal immigrants stowed away on board the freighter"
hunker down - take shelter; "During the sandstorm, they hunkered down in a small hut"
hole up - remain secluded or in hiding; "He is writing his book and is holing up in his study"
lie low - keep a low profile, try to be inconspicuous
earth - hide in the earth like a hunted animal
3.hide - cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"
enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, wrap - enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
4.hide - make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
efface, obliterate - remove completely from recognition or memory; "efface the memory of the time in the camps"
mystify - make mysterious; "mystify the story"

hide

1
verb
1. conceal, stash (informal), secrete, cache, put out of sight He hid the bicycle in the hawthorn hedge.
conceal find, display, exhibit
3. keep secret, suppress, withhold, keep quiet about, hush up, draw a veil over, keep dark, keep under your hat I have absolutely nothing to hide, I have done nothing wrong.
keep secret admit, confess, disclose, divulge, bare
4. obscure, cover, screen, bury, shelter, mask, disguise, conceal, eclipse, veil, cloak, shroud, camouflage, blot out The compound was hidden by trees and shrubs.
obscure show, reveal, expose, unveil, uncover, flaunt

hide

2
noun skin, fell, leather, pelt the process of tanning animal hides

hide 1

verb
1. To put or keep out of sight:
Slang: plant, stash.
2. To prevent (something) from being known:
Idioms: keep under cover, keep under wraps.
3. To conceal in obscurity:
4. To cut off from sight:
phrasal verb
hide out
To shut oneself up in secrecy:
Informal: hole up.

hide 2

noun
The skin of an animal:
verb
To punish with blows or lashes:
Informal: trim.
Slang: lay into, lick.
Translations
إختبأجِلْد الحيوانكوخ خَفي ُيمكن تَصْوير الطيور مِنْهيَختَبِئُيَخْتَفي ، يُخْفي
schovatschovat seskrýtskrývatúkryt
skjulegemmehudskindskjul
kaŝi
piilottaapiiloutuapeitellä
kritisakritisakriti se
bújikelbújikelbujtatrejtrejtőzik
bersembunyimenyembunyikansembunyi
felafeluskÿliskinn
・・・を隠す隠す隠れる
(...을) 숨기다숨다
slėptislėptis
ādapaslēptpaslēptiesslēpnis
ascunde
posedschovať sauseň
prikritiskritiskriti se
gömmahudskinndölja
ซ่อนซ่อน ซุกซ่อนซ่อน ปกปิด
che giấugiấutrốn

hide

1 [haɪd] (hid (pt) (hidden (pp)))
A. VT (gen) → esconder (from de) [+ grief] → ocultar, disimular
to hide sth from sbesconder algo de algn
to hide one's face in one's handstaparse la cara con las manos
to hide the truthencubrir la verdad
I have nothing to hideno tengo nada que ocultar
B. VIesconderse, ocultarse (from de) he's hiding behind his illnessse ampara en su enfermedad
he's hiding behind his bossestá buscando la protección de su jefe
hide away
A. VI + ADVesconderse
B. VT + ADVesconder, ocultar
hide out hide up VI + ADVesconderse

hide

2 [haɪd] N (= skin) → piel f, pellejo m; (tanned) → cuero m
to save one's hidesalvar el pellejo
I haven't seen hide nor hair of himno le he visto el pelo
to tan sb's hidedarle una paliza a algn

hide

3 [haɪd] N (Hunting) → paranza f, trepa f (Orn) → observatorio m

hide

[ˈhaɪd]
n
(= skin) → peau f
(for watching birds, animals)cachette f
vb [hid] [ˈhɪd] (pt) [hidden] [ˈhɪdən] (pp)
vt
[+ thing, person] → cacher
Paula hid the present → Paula a caché le cadeau.
to hide sth from sb → cacher qch à qn
I have nothing to hide → je n'ai rien à cacher
to hide o.s. → se cacher
[+ feelings, truth] → dissimuler
to hide sth from sb
I couldn't hide this fact from you → Je ne pouvais pas te dissimuler cela.
to hide one's feelings from sb → dissimuler ses sentiments à qn
(= cover) → cacher
He hid his face in his hands → Il a caché son visage entre ses mains.
vise cacher
He hid behind a bush → Il s'est caché derrière un buisson.
to hide from sb → se cacher de qnhide-and-seek [ˌhaɪdənˈsiːk] ncache-cache m

hide

:
hide-and-seek, (US) hide-and-go-seek
nVersteckspiel nt; to play hideVerstecken spielen
hideaway
nVersteck nt; (= refuge)Zufluchtsort m
hidebound
adj person, viewsengstirnig; an officer of the old school, hide by conventionein Offizier der alten Schule, der den Konventionen verhaftet ist

hide

1 vb: pret <hid> ptp <hid or hidden>
vtverstecken (→ from vor +dat); truth, tears, grief, feelings, faceverbergen (→ from vor +dat); (= obstruct from view) moon, rustverdecken; (Comput) tagging, comments etcausblenden; hidden from viewnicht zu sehen, dem Blick or den Blicken entzogen; the building was hidden by treesdas Gebäude war hinter Bäumen versteckt; he’s hiding something in his pocketer hat etwas in seiner Tasche versteckt; I have nothing to hideich habe nichts zu verbergen; his words had a hidden meaningseine Worte hatten eine verborgene or versteckte Bedeutung; they have a hidden agendasie führen etwas im Schilde; there is a hidden agendada steckt noch etwas anderes dahinter; hidden earnings (of politician etc) → Schatteneinkommen nt; you’re hiding something from me (truth etc) → Sie verheimlichen mir etwas, Sie verbergen etwas vor mir; he tried to hide his excitementer versuchte, seine Aufregung nicht zu zeigen
visich verstecken, sich verbergen (from sb vor jdm); quick! hide in the cupboardschnell, versteck dich im Schrank!; he was hiding in the cupboarder hielt sich im Schrank versteckt or verborgen; he’s hiding behind a pseudonymer verbirgt sich hinter einem Pseudonym; he’s hiding behind his office (fig)er benutzt sein Amt als Vorwand
nVersteck nt

hide

2
n (of animal)Haut f; (on furry animal) → Fell nt; (processed) → Leder nt; (fig, of person) → Haut f, → Fell nt; the bags are made out of rhino hidedie Taschen sind aus Nashornleder; to save one’s own hidedie eigene Haut retten; I haven’t seen hide nor hair of him for weeks (inf)den habe ich in den letzten Wochen nicht mal von Weitem gesehen

hide

1 [haɪd] (hid (pt) (hidden (pp)))
1. vt (gen) → nascondere; (feelings, truth) → dissimulare
the clouds hid the sun → le nuvole hanno nascosto or coperto il sole
to hide sth from sb → nascondere qc a qn
2. vinascondersi
he's hiding behind his illness → si trincera dietro la sua malattia
to hide one's light under a bushel (fig) → tenere nascoste le proprie virtù
hide away
1. vi + advnascondersi, rifugiarsi
2. vt + advnascondere
hide out vi + advnascondersi

hide

2 [haɪd] n (skin) → pelle f; (leather) → cuoio

hide1

(haid) past tense hid (hid) : past participle hidden (ˈhidn) verb
to put (a person, thing etc) in a place where it cannot be seen or easily found. I'll hide the children's presents; You hide, and I'll come and look for you; She hid from her father; He tries to hide his feelings.
noun
a small concealed hut etc from which birds etc can be watched, photographed etc.
ˈhidden adjective
(made in such a way as to be) difficult to see or find. a hidden door; a hidden meaning.
hide-and-seek noun
a children's game in which one person searches for other people who have hidden themselves.
ˈhide-out noun
a place where one can hide or is hiding. The police searched for the bandits' hide-out.
ˈhiding noun
He has gone into hiding because he knows the police are looking for him; Is he still in hiding?; The burglar came out of hiding when the police car drove off.
ˈhiding-place noun
a place where a person or thing can be or is hidden. We'll have to find a safe hiding-place for our jewels.

hide2

(haid) noun
the skin of an animal. He makes coats out of animal hides; cow-hide.
ˈhiding noun
a beating on the buttocks (usually of a child as punishment). He got a good hiding.

hide

يَختَبِئُ, يُخْفِي schovat, schovat se, skrývat skjule, skjule (sig) verbergen, verstecken, verstecken (sich) κρύβομαι, κρύβω esconder, esconderse, ocultar peitellä, piilottaa, piiloutua dissimuler, retenir, se cacher sakriti, sakriti se nascondere, nascondersi ・・・を隠す, 隠す, 隠れる (...을) 숨기다, 숨기다, 숨다 verbergen, verstoppen (zich) gjemme, skjule ukryć, ukryć się, ukrywać esconder, ocultar-se прятать, прятаться, скрывать dölja, gömma, gömma (sig) ซ่อน, ซ่อน ซุกซ่อน, ซ่อน ปกปิด gizlemek, saklamak, saklanmak che giấu, giấu, trốn , 隐藏

hide

v. esconder; ocultar; esconderse.
References in classic literature ?
When he heard his mother spoken of harshly or when he overheard her berating his father, he was frightened and ran away to hide.
But I understand there are deep pools of water in the land where we are going, and in them lives a fish that has a hide like an alligator and a jaw like a shark.
Jake got on the front seat with Otto Fuchs, and I rode on the straw in the bottom of the wagon-box, covered up with a buffalo hide.
She felt moved to read the book in secret and solitude, though none of the others had done so,--to hide it from view at the sound of approaching footsteps.
The rock proved softer on each side of us, and so they left the center of the river bare and dry, first working out these two little holes for us to hide in.
It was so feeble and inconsistent a culmination to the beautiful scenery they had passed through, so hopeless and imbecile a conclusion to the preparation of that long picturesque journey, with its glimpses of sylvan and pastoral glades and canyons, that, as the coach swept down the last incline, and the remorseless monotony of the dead level spread out before them, furrowed by ditches and indented by pits, under cover of shielding their cheeks from the impalpable dust that rose beneath the plunging wheels, they buried their faces in their handkerchiefs, to hide a few half-hysterical tears.
In a moment, however, wisely judging that one token of her shame would but poorly serve to hide another, she took the baby on her arm, and with a burning blush, and yet a haughty smile, and a glance that would not be abashed, looked around at her townspeople and neighbours.
Well, you just own up, first, that you DID hide that money there, intending to give me the slip one of these days, and come back and dig it up, and have it all to yourself.
If 'twas mine I wouldn't hide it; I'd spend it and have a good time.
Will you get up, go to find the dog's cattle and drive them to a certain place, and hide them there?
I dance on the hide of Shere Khan, but my heart is very heavy.
If we were to hide ourselves in that, no one could find us.