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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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Her incarnation of the princess recalls the character in "Beautiful," 1999, a series of fifty-two photographs of Tandberg's face hidden behind the billowing tentacles of yet another bad blond wig.
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Furniture was used to create divisions in the room, and in the airy space - enhanced by 12-foot ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows - pillars and pipes were exposed rather than hidden behind false panels.
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Long-term system maintenance is also significantly easier because the combined technologies are automated and hidden behind an easy-to-use graphical user interface (GUI).
While reframing the painting at his Newbury Park home, Matakovich discovered five black-and-white photographs hidden behind the canvas, including two that experts believe to be the earliest known pictures of Adolf Hitler as a World War I-era soldier.
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The Summer Wind is a story about America as we come to the end of the century; a tale of power, greed, sex and betrayal hidden behind the veneer of respectability that enormous wealth and staggering political clout can provide," said George Anastasia.