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English noun: hide

1. hide (substance) the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)


Synonymsfell


Broader (hypernym)animal skin


Narrower (hyponym)cowhide, goatskin, rawhide

2. hide (animal) body covering of a living animal


Synonymspelt, skin


Broader (hypernym)body covering


English verb: hide

1. hide (perception) prevent from being seen or discovered


SamplesMuslim women hide their faces.
Hide the money.


ExamplesThey hide , They hide themselves


Synonymsconceal


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)becloud, befog, block, bosom, bury, cloud, cover, cover, cover up, disguise, fog, harbor, harbour, haze over, lurk, mask, mist, obnubilate, obscure, obstruct, secrete, shield, skulk, sweep under the rug, veil


Antonymsshow

2. hide (perception) be or go into hiding; keep out of sight, as for protection and safety


SamplesProbably his horse would be close to where he was hiding.
She is hiding out in a cabin in Montana.


ExamplesThey hide , They hide themselves


Synonymshide out


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Narrower (hyponym)earth, hole up, hunker down, lie low, lie low, stow away

3. hide (contact) cover as if with a shroud


SamplesThe origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery.


Synonymscover, enshroud, shroud


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, wrap

4. hide (change) make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing


SamplesA hidden message.
A veiled threat.


Synonymsblot out, obliterate, obscure, veil


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)mystify


Verb groupefface, obliterate









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