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verb abdere, abscond, abscondere, be clandessine, become indiscernible, become unapparent, bury, cache, camouflage, celare, cloak, closet, cloud, conceal, conceal from knowledge, conceal from sight, cover, cover up, curtain, deceive, disguise, dissemble, eclipse, enshroud, envelop, fail to reveal, harbor, hush up, keep out of sight, keep out of view, keep secret, keep to oneself, keep under cover, mask, obscure, protect, put out of sight, render invisible, screen, seclude, secrete, shade, shadow, shelter, shield, shroud, smuggle, store, stow away, suppress, veil, withhold, wrap
Associated concepts: hide assets, hide behind the law, hide fraud, terrorist cells
See also: abscond, blind, camouflage, cloak, conceal, cover, disguise, elude, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, flee, guard, harbor, hedge, hoard, lurk, obfuscate, obnubilate, obscure, reserve, screen, seclude, shroud, withhold

HIDE, measures. In England, a hide of land, according to some ancient manuscripts, contained one hundred and twenty acres. Co. Litt. 5; Plowd. 167; Touchst. 93.

References in classic literature ?
They looked at Dorothy and her strangely assorted company with wondering eyes, and the children all ran away and hid behind their mothers when they saw the Lion; but no one spoke to them.
He slipped into this room because it was the first he came to, and he hid behind the curtain.
Of the few people who knew her, no one would ever have imaged that such a genial artist hid behind her Mary Poppins image, and that her work would posthumously reach such international fame.
Cattails, layouts, boat blinds--surely we've all hid behind most of these blinds at some point or another.
At times the gunman hid behind vending machines before emerging to take aim ( at one point at a teenager who tried to take a photograph of him with his mobile phone.
He hid behind pseudonyms, added sly editorial riders, and one gets the impression that he enjoyed throwing his weight about.