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Definition of Hide


  1. To conceal, or withdraw from sight; to put out of view; to secrete.
  2. To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain from avowing or confessing.
  3. To remove from danger; to shelter.
  4. To lie concealed; to keep one's self out of view; to be withdrawn from sight or observation.
  5. An abode or dwelling.
  6. A measure of land, common in Domesday Book and old English charters, the quantity of which is not well ascertained, but has been differently estimated at 80, 100, and 120 acres.
  7. The skin of an animal, either raw or dressed; -- generally applied to the undressed skins of the larger domestic animals, as oxen, horses, etc.
  8. The human skin; -- so called in contempt.
  9. To flog; to whip.

Hide Quotations

The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Albert Einstein

Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.
Lawrence G. Lovasik

False face must hide what the false heart doth know.
William Shakespeare

O' What may man within him hide, though angel on the outward side!
William Shakespeare

The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places.
Bryant H. McGill
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Hide Translations

hide in Danish is skind, skjule sig, skjule
hide in Dutch is vel, huid, dierevel, vacht, pels
hide in Finnish is piilottaa, talja
hide in French is planquer, peau, fourrure, cacher
hide in German is verheimlichen, verheimliche, verstecken
hide in Italian is nascondere, nascosi
hide in Latin is tergum, tego texi tectum, tergus, abdo, velius
hide in Norwegian is hud, gjemme, skinn, skjule
hide in Spanish is piel, esconderse, ocultar, esconder

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