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Definition 1: body covering of a living animal - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for hide in the sense of this definition

(hide is a kind of ...) any covering for the body or a body part

Definition 2: the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal) - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for hide in the sense of this definition

(hide is a kind of ...) the outer covering of an animal

(... is a kind of hide ) the hide of a cow

(... is a kind of hide ) the hide of a goat

(... is a kind of hide ) untanned hide especially of cattle; cut in strips it is used for whips and ropes

Definition 3: make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing - [verb of change]

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

  • a hidden message
  • a veiled threat

Synonyms for hide in the sense of this definition

(hide is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of hide ) make mysterious

"mystify the story"

(hide has a similar meaning as ...) remove completely from recognition or memory

"efface the memory of the time in the camps"

Definition 4: cover as if with a shroud - [verb of contact]

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

  • The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery

Synonyms for hide in the sense of this definition

(hide is a kind of ...) enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering

"Fog enveloped the house"

Definition 5: prevent from being seen or discovered - [verb of perception]

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

  • hide the money

Synonyms for hide in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of hide ) to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil

"women in Afghanistan veil their faces"

(... is a kind of hide ) to conceal something in the hopes it won't be discovered by others

"The president tried to sweep the embarrassing incident under the rug"

(... is a kind of hide ) make unrecognizable

"The herb masks the garlic taste" "We disguised our faces before robbing the bank"

(... is a kind of hide ) make less visible or unclear

"The stars are obscured by the clouds" "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"

(... is a kind of hide ) hold back a thought or feeling about

"She is harboring a grudge against him"

(... is a kind of hide ) hide from view or knowledge

"The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House"

(... is a kind of hide ) cover from sight

"Afghani women buried under their burkas"

(... is a kind of hide ) hide in one's bosom

"She bosomed his letters"

(... is a kind of hide ) spread over a surface to conceal or protect

"This paint covers well"

(... is a kind of hide ) 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"

(... is a kind of hide ) place out of sight; keep secret

"The money was secreted from his children"

(... is a kind of hide ) lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner

Definition 6: be or go into hiding; keep out of sight, as for protection and safety - [verb of perception]

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

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

Synonyms for hide in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of hide ) to try to avoid detection especially by police

"After we knock off that liquor store we'll have to lay low for a while"

(... is a kind of hide ) hide aboard a ship or a plane to get free transportation

"The illegal immigrants stowed away on board the freighter"

(... is a kind of hide ) take shelter

"During the sandstorm, they hunkered down in a small hut"

(... is a kind of hide ) remain secluded or in hiding

"He is writing his book and is holing up in his study"

(... is a kind of hide ) keep a low profile, try to be inconspicuous

(... is a kind of hide ) hide in the earth like a hunted animal

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