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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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With help from the 1990 program, perhaps Forest Service resource managers can again be leaders, making decisions on the basis of clearly articulated roles and values and then standing behind them-not hiding behind constraints and coefficients and claiming 'the computer model made me do it.
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As the new girl in Bixby, Oklahoma, Jessica Day is more concerned with adjusting to her new surroundings than making friends, but Dess, a Goth girl hiding behind dark glasses, strikes up a strange conversation with her, hinting that something in Bixby might give her bad dreams.
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They are using the excuse,``Let's say anything we like,no matter how libellous'' while hiding behind the mantle of The Devil's Advocate,and take no responsibility for smearing a whole people.
Spears, 19, who admitted she was star struck when she met Madonna, told a celebrity magazine: "I thought it was so sweet - Lourdes was hiding behind her nanny the whole time.