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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
hide (noun)
any of various old English units of land area , especially a unit of 120 acres
hide (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to put out of sight - secrete
b) to conceal for shelter or protection - shield
2.
to keep secret - hide the truth
3.
to screen from or as if from view - obscure
4.
intransitive verb
to turn (the eyes or face) away in shame or anger
1.
to remain out of sight - often used with out
2.
to seek protection or evade responsibility
hide (noun)
chiefly British - blind
hide (noun)
1.
the skin of an animal whether raw or dressed - used especially of large heavy skins
2.
the life or physical well-being of a person - betrayed his friend to save his own hide
hide (verb)
transitive verb
to give a beating to - flog
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
hide (verb)
1.
to put into a hiding place
SYNONIMS:
bury, cache, conceal, ensconce, secrete
RELATED WORDS:
hoard, squirrel (away), stash; entomb, inter
NEAR ANTONYMS:
bare, expose, reveal, show, uncover, unmask, unveil, unwrap; flaunt, parade, show off; disinter, unearth
display, exhibit
hide (verb)
2.
to keep secret or shut off from view
SYNONIMS:
belie, blanket, blot out, cloak, conceal, cover, curtain, disguise, enshroud, mask, obscure, occult, paper over, screen, shroud, suppress, veil
RELATED WORDS:
bury, camouflage, cover (up), smother; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; becloud, bedim, befog, block, cloud, darken, eclipse, obstruct, occlude, overcast, overshadow, shade
NEAR ANTONYMS:
bring out, present; clarify, illuminate; advertise, air, broadcast, get out, proclaim, publicize, publish, spread
bare, disclose, display, divulge, expose, reveal, show, uncloak, uncover, unmask, unveil
hide (verb)
3.
to remain out of sight
SYNONIMS:
hole up, lie, lurk, repose, skulk
RELATED WORDS:
slink, sneak; avoid, elude, evade
lie low, sit tight
NEAR ANTONYMS:
come out, materialize, show up, turn up
appear
hide (verb)
1.
to strike repeatedly
SYNONIMS:
bash, baste, bat, batter, belabor, belt, birch, bludgeon, buffet, bung up, club, curry, do, drub, fib, flog, hammer, hide, lace, lambaste ( lambast), lash, lather, lick, maul, mess (up), paddle, pelt, pommel, pound, pummel, punch out, rough (up), slate, slog, switch, tan, thrash, thresh, thump, tromp, wallop, whale, whip, whop ( whap), whup, work over
RELATED WORDS:
assail, assault, attack, beset, box, bust, chop, clobber, clout, crack, cudgel, cuff, descend (on upon), hit, jump (on), knock, lam, lay on, paste, pounce (on upon), punch, raid, rush, slam, slap, smack, smash, sock, spank, storm, swat, swipe, thwack, whack, wham, whomp; blackjack, cane, cowhide, flagellate, fustigate, horsewhip, leather, pistol-whip, rawhide, scourge, strap; gore, lacerate, wound; maim, mangle, mutilate
hide (verb)
2.
to strike repeatedly with something long and thin or flexible
SYNONIMS:
birch, cowhide, flagellate, flail, flog, hide, horsewhip, lash, leather, rawhide, scourge, slash, switch, tan, thrash, whale
RELATED WORDS:
knout, quirt, strap; cut; flick, touch up; blackjack, cane, club, cudgel, fustigate; pistol-whip; bang, bop, box, bust, clap, clip, clobber, clout, crack, cuff, hit, knock, lam, paste, punch, slap, slug, smack, smite, sock, spank, swat, swipe, thwack, wallop, whack; bash, baste, bat, batter, beat, belabor, belt, bludgeon, buffet, bung, drub, fib [], hammer, lace, lambaste ( lambast), lather, lick, mangle, maul, paddle, pelt, pommel, pound, pummel, rough, slate, slog, thresh, thump, tromp, whop ( whap), whup, work over
hide (noun)
1.
the outer covering of an animal removed for its commercial value
SYNONIMS:
fur, leather, pelt, skin
RELATED WORDS:
badger, beaver, chamois, chinchilla, ermine, fisher, fox, marten, mink, muskrat, otter, Persian lamb, rabbit, raccoon ( racoon), sable, seal; bearskin, buckskin, calfskin, coonskin, cowhide, deerskin, doeskin, goatskin, horsehide, karakul, kidskin, kolinsky, lambskin, pigskin, rawhide, sealskin, sharkskin, sheep, sheepskin, snakeskin; fleece, mouton; alligator, crocodile; cordovan, morocco, patent leather, suede
hide (noun)
2.
the hairless natural covering of an animal prepared for use
SYNONIMS:
hide, skin
RELATED WORDS:
coat, fleece, fur, pelt; alligator, antelope, buckskin, cabretta, calfskin, capeskin, chamois, cordovan, cowhide, crocodile, deerskin, doeskin, goatskin, horsehide, kid, kidskin, lambskin, morocco, ostrich, pigskin, seal, sharkskin, sheepskin, snakeskin; nubuck, patent leather, suede
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