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Definition 1: the activity of keeping something secret - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for concealment in the sense of this definition

(concealment is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(... is a kind of concealment ) avoiding detection by moving carefully

(... is a kind of concealment ) an action intended to conceal or confuse or obscure

"requesting new powers of surveillance is just a smokescreen to hide their failures"

(... is a kind of concealment ) concealing something under the ground

(... is a kind of concealment ) concealment that attempts to prevent something scandalous from becoming public

(... is a kind of concealment ) a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)

"her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment"

(... is a kind of concealment ) the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it

"the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"

(... is a kind of concealment ) activity that tries to conceal something

"no mask could conceal his ignorance" "they moved in under a mask of friendship"

(... is a kind of concealment ) the act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance

"he is a master of disguise"

(... is a kind of concealment ) concealing the source of illegally gotten money

Definition 2: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where concealment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a screen of trees afforded privacy
  • under cover of darkness
  • the brush provided a covert for game
  • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background

Synonyms for concealment in the sense of this definition

(concealment is a kind of ...) an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

(... is a kind of concealment ) a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)

"he waited impatiently in the blind"

(... is a kind of concealment ) device or stratagem for concealment or deceit

(... is a kind of concealment ) a translucent screen made of a wooden frame covered with rice paper

(... is a kind of concealment ) screen consisting of a figure of a horse behind which a hunter hides while stalking game

Definition 3: the condition of being concealed or hidden - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for concealment in the sense of this definition

(concealment is a kind of ...) a state of separation between persons or groups

(... is a kind of concealment ) the state of being covert and hidden

(... is a kind of concealment ) the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept

"his bosom was bursting with the secret"

(... is a kind of concealment ) the state of being secret

"you must respect the confidentiality of your client's communications"

(... is a kind of concealment ) the state of being hidden

"he went into hiding"

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