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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 ?
He knew where they were all the time, and now he is taking them away to hide them.
replied Camilla, "we shall leave him for Anselmo to bury him; for in reason it will be to him a light labour to hide his own infamy under ground.
Now Sheeta, the panther, was one of whom Tarzan was exceptionally glad to fall in with, for he had it in mind not only to utilize the great cat's strong gut for his bow, but also to fashion a new quiver and loin-cloth from pieces of his hide.
As the tribe hunted, the glistening body of the ape-man mingled with the brown, shaggy hides of his companions.
Here he determined to hide until darkness had fallen, for he knew that the search would be on for the little lost Prince at any moment, and that none might traverse the streets of London without being subject to the closest scrutiny.
Hides of leopard and tiger predominated, apparently because of their more beautiful markings, and decorative skulls became more and more numerous.
Fastened against the hides were many pairs of Wieroo wings, mounted so that they resembled long, black shields.
His eyes wandered past the weird figure before him; they played about the walls of the apartment as though hoping to draw inspiration from the dead skulls and the hides and the wings, and then they came back to the face of the Wieroo god, now working in anger.
At the same instant Bradley saw two hides upon the wall directly back of the dais separate and a face appear in the opening.
She stretched her boughs high above her head and declared that she would always hold them like that, so that nobody could hide stolen gold under them again.
Its little leaves were hanging tremulously, not yet so fully blown as to hide its development of bough and twig, making poetry against the spiritual tints of a spring sunset.
She hears him coming and hides, sees him put the potions into two cups of wine and bid the the timid little servant, "Bear them to the captives in their cells, and tell them I shall come anon.