Hide - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |haɪd|  American pronunciation of the word hide
Brit.  |haɪd|  British pronunciation of the word hide
irregular verb:  p.t. — hid  p.p. — hidden

noun

- the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal) (syn: fell)
- body covering of a living animal (syn: pelt, skin)
- prevent from being seen or discovered (syn: conceal)
hide the money
- be or go into hiding; keep out of sight, as for protection and safety
- cover as if with a shroud (syn: cover, enshroud, shroud)
- make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing (syn: blot out, obliterate, obscure, veil)

Examples

Muslim women hide their faces.

They hid me from the police in their attic.

He is only worried about his own hide.

Marcia hid the pictures in her desk drawer.

She keeps a bottle of gin hidden behind a stack of books.

He was accused of trying to hide evidence from the police.

The church roof was half hidden by trees.

Her tangled hair hid her face.

Quick, he's coming! We'd better hide.

Harry hid under the bed.

Weiss spent two years hiding from the Nazis.

The old woman hid him in her cellar for three days.

We'll have to hide him from the soldiers.

We all try to appear strong and attempt to hide the scared little child within.

...humans are the only mammals not endowed with a natural defense against the elements, such as fur or a thick hide...

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: hide
he/she/it: hides
present participle: hiding
past tense: hid
past participle: hidden
noun
singular: hide
plural: hides
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