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Synonyms for hide
haɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hide, fell(noun)

    the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)

    Synonyms:
    fell, pelt, felled seam, skin

    Antonyms:
    show

  2. hide, pelt, skin(verb)

    body covering of a living animal

    Synonyms:
    peel, pelt, tegument, cutis, fell, fur, skin

    Antonyms:
    show

  3. hide, conceal(verb)

    prevent from being seen or discovered

    "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"

    Synonyms:
    cover, conceal, hide out, enshroud, obliterate, hold in, blot out, hold back, shroud, veil, obscure

    Antonyms:
    show

  4. hide, hide out(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    cover, conceal, hide out, enshroud, obliterate, blot out, shroud, veil, obscure

    Antonyms:
    show

  5. shroud, enshroud, hide, cover(verb)

    cover as if with a shroud

    "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"

    Synonyms:
    cut through, veil, get over, hide out, embrace, brood, plow, wrap up, enshroud, compensate, breed, encompass, shroud, continue, treat, hatch, incubate, report, track, extend, cut across, blot out, deal, obscure, obliterate, underwrite, overcompensate, address, spread over, conceal, traverse, pass over, comprehend, handle, overlay, cover, cross, get across, cover up, insure

    Antonyms:
    show

  6. obscure, blot out, obliterate, veil, hide(verb)

    make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing

    "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat"

    Synonyms:
    shroud, veil, mist, wipe out, confuse, blot out, enshroud, overcloud, kill, becloud, fog, blur, conceal, haze over, befog, obnubilate, cover, obliterate, obscure, hide out, efface, bedim, cloud

    Antonyms:
    show

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hide

    Hide is the general term, including all the rest, signifying to put out of sight or beyond ready observation or approach; a thing may be hidden by intention, by accident, or by the imperfection of the faculties of the one from whom it is hidden; in their games, children hide the slipper, or hide themselves from each other; a man unconsciously hides a picture from another by standing before it, or hides a thing from himself by laying something else over it. Even an unconscious object may hide another; as, a cloud hides the sun, or a building hides some part of the prospect by intervening between it and the observer's position. As an act of persons, to conceal is always intentional; one may hide his face in anger, grief, or abstraction; he conceals his face when he fears recognition. A house is hidden by foliage; the bird's nest is artfully concealed. Secrete is a stronger word than conceal, and is used chiefly of such material objects as may be separated from the person, or from their ordinary surroundings, and put in unlooked-for places; a man conceals a scar on his face, but does not secrete it; a thief secretes stolen goods; an officer may also be said to secrete himself to watch the thief. A thing is covered by putting something over or around it, whether by accident or design; it is screened by putting something before it, always with some purpose of protection from observation, inconvenience, attack, censure, etc. In the figurative use, a person may hide honorable feelings; he conceals an evil or hostile intent. Anything which is effectually covered and hidden under any mass or accumulation is buried. Money is buried in the ground; a body is buried in the sea; a paper is buried under other documents. Whatever is buried is hidden or concealed; but there are many ways of hiding or concealing a thing without burying it. So a person may be covered with wraps, and not buried under them. Bury may be used of any object, entomb and inter only of a dead body. Figuratively, one may be said to be buried in business, in study, etc. Compare IMMERSE; PALLIATE.

    Synonyms:
    bury, cloak, conceal, cover, disguise, dissemble, entomb, inter, mask, overwhelm, screen, secrete, suppress, veil

    Antonyms:
    admit, advertise, avow, betray, confess, disclose, discover, disinter, divulge, exhibit, exhume, expose, lay bare, lay open, make known, reveal, manifest, promulgate, publish, raise, show, tell, uncover, unmask, unveil

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hide

    Synonyms:
    conceal, secrete, mask, dissemble, store, protect, disguise, ensconce, screen, cover, burrow

    Antonyms:
    expose, discover, exhibit, manifest, betray, strip

Editors Contribution

  1. choke back (verb)

    fail to control one’s emotions

    they choked back tears (feelings; anger; disappointment, etc.)

    Submitted by erhnice on July 28, 2019  
  2. cloaking

    to cover or conceal something with a cloak or with something that acts like a cloak.

    ''he cloaked himself so no one could see him'' ''the mountains were cloaked with a mysterious mist''

    Submitted by rosiesusan.kirk on June 15, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hide(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    secrete, conceal, cover, bury, keep from sight

  2. hide(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    shelter, cloak, screen, veil

  3. hide(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Low.] flog, whip, beat

  4. hide(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    lie hid, lie concealed, be concealed, conceal one's self, lie in ambush, keep one's self out of sight, be withdrawn from view

  5. hide(n.)

    Synonyms:
    skin (of the larger animals)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hide(v)

    Synonyms:
    veil, cloak, conceal, dissemble, cache, secrete, mask, skulk, lurk

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hide":

    conceal, hiding, disguise, obscure, mask, cache, skin, hides, bury, -hide, skins, stash, withhold, concealment, camouflage, hidden

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Hide":

    Hideto Matsumoto, hide, Matsumoto Hideto

How to pronounce hide?

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Veena
Veena
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How to say hide in sign language?

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How to use hide in a sentence?

  1. Matt Schlapp:

    In Cohen's case, because they had Michael Cohen over a barrel, because they had all these crimes that they could prosecute Michael Cohen for, they got Michael Cohen to sign a plea that was not negotiated, it was take it or leave it, and Michael Cohen signed it to save Michael Cohen own hide and get a reduced sentence, it happens in America all the time.

  2. Sumana Jeerawattanasuk:

    We were scared and ran to hide in toilets.

  3. Edward J. Burns:

    The fundamental premise of the affidavit is that because a piece of information discovered in an entirely independent police investigation is not in the dioceses files, the diocese must have hidden or concealed that information and is continuing to hide or conceal that information, so that it warrants a raid of religious offices.

  4. Ben Nimmo:

    What's interesting in this set is so much of what they were doing is copying and pasting genuine material from actual Americans, this may be indicative of an effort to hide linguistic deficiencies, which have made them easier to detect in the past.

  5. Sara Blackwell:

    If the cheerleaders can’t contact the players, then the players shouldn’t be able to contact the cheerleaders, the antiquated stereotype of women needing to hide for their own protection is not permitted in America and certainly not in the workplace.


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