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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.

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You have got to get around to it and stop hiding behind your manager and come out and have a talk.
I know that my professional and personal relationships improve when I am honest about what I think and how I live, instead of hiding behind my exaggerated sense of self, my desire to have all the answers or my need to prove my worth and rack up points with my colleagues.
I hope he will take the time to acknowledge the losses suffered and enormous gains won by those who chose to fight while he was still hiding behind that wall.
Millions of us were scared witless in the '60s, '70s and '80s and were, at times, hiding behind the sofa.
The new building is conceived as a production house for drama, with company activities brought out from hiding behind the stage.
Overall the contributions appear more realistic yet paradoxically in many cases the lead male comes across acrimoniously nasty hiding behind the veneer of keeping women safe from themselves.
GARDAI must stop hiding behind bus stops and hedges to catch speeding motorists, a top cop warned yesterday.
The company was hiding behind a post office box and did not give me a real contact phone number or address.
Trixie is somewhat of a wallflower, shy and hiding behind her more vivacious friend Jazzy, watching the world go by, including a most-attractive guy named Gavin.
Sir, - Why is it that singers performing in concerts and particularly on television, nearly all seem to be hiding behind large microphones, and in some cases (as with Elton John) actually almost devouring them.