1. the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal);
[syn: hide, fell]
2. body covering of a living animal;
[syn: hide, pelt, skin]
1. prevent from being seen or discovered;
- Example: "Muslim women hide their faces"
- Example: "hide the money"
[syn: hide, conceal]
2. be or go into hiding; keep out of sight, as for protection and safety;
- Example: "Probably his horse would be close to where he was hiding"
- Example: "She is hiding out in a cabin in Montana"
[syn: hide, hide out]
3. cover as if with a shroud;
- Example: "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"
[syn: shroud, enshroud, hide, cover]
4. make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing;
- Example: "a hidden message"
- Example: "a veiled threat"
[syn: obscure, blot out, obliterate, veil, hide]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hide \Hide\ (h[imac]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hided; p. pr. & vb. n. Hiding.] To flog; to whip. [Prov. Eng. & Low, U. S.] [1913 Webster] hide-and-seekThe Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hide \Hide\ (h[imac]d), v. t. [imp. Hid (h[i^]d); p. p. Hidden (h[i^]d"d'n), Hid; p. pr. & vb. n. Hiding (h[imac]d"[i^]ng).] [OE. hiden, huden, AS. h[=y]dan; akin to Gr. key`qein, and prob. to E. house, hut, and perh. to E. hide of an animal, and to hoard. Cf. Hoard.] 1. To conceal, or withdraw from sight; to put out of view; to secrete. [1913 Webster] A city that is set on an hill can not be hid. --Matt. v. 15. [1913 Webster] If circumstances lead me, I will find Where truth is hid. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain from avowing or confessing. [1913 Webster] Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. To remove from danger; to shelter. [1913 Webster] In the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion. --Ps. xxvi. 5. [1913 Webster] To hide one's self, to put one's self in a condition to be safe; to secure protection. "A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself." --Prov. xxii. 3. To hide the face, to withdraw favor. "Thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled." --Ps. xxx. 7. To hide the face from. (a) To overlook; to pardon. "Hide thy face from my sins." --Ps. li. 9. (b) To withdraw favor from; to be displeased with. Syn: To conceal; secrete; disguise; dissemble; screen; cloak; mask; veil. See Conceal. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hide \Hide\, v. i. To lie concealed; to keep one's self out of view; to be withdrawn from sight or observation. [1913 Webster] Bred to disguise, in public 'tis you hide. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Hide and seek, a play of children, in which some hide themselves, and others seek them. --Swift. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hide \Hide\, n. [AS. h[imac]d, earlier h[imac]ged; prob. orig., land enough to support a family; cf. AS. h[imac]wan, h[imac]gan, members of a household, and E. hind a peasant.] (O. Eng. Law.) (a) An abode or dwelling. (b) A measure of land, common in Domesday Book and old English charters, the quantity of which is not well ascertained, but has been differently estimated at 80, 100, and 120 acres. [Written also hyde.] [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hide \Hide\, n. [OE. hide, hude, AS. h[=y]d; akin to D. huid, OHG. h[=u]t, G. haut, Icel. h[=u][eth], Dan. & Sw. hud, L. cutis, Gr. ky`tos; and cf. Gr. sky`tos skin, hide, L. scutum shield, and E. sky. [root]13.] 1. The skin of an animal, either raw or dressed; -- generally applied to the undressed skins of the larger domestic animals, as oxen, horses, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. The human skin; -- so called in contempt. [1913 Webster] O tiger's heart, wrapped in a woman's hide! --Shak. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
hide n 1: the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal) [syn: hide, fell] 2: body covering of a living animal [syn: hide, pelt, skin] v 1: prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money" [syn: hide, conceal] [ant: show] 2: be or go into hiding; keep out of sight, as for protection and safety; "Probably his horse would be close to where he was hiding"; "She is hiding out in a cabin in Montana" [syn: hide, hide out] 3: cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery" [syn: shroud, enshroud, hide, cover] 4: make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat" [syn: obscure, blot out, obliterate, veil, hide]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
274 Moby Thesaurus words for "hide": Australian seal, Leatherette, Leatheroid, accumulate, amass, backlog, be consumed, be gone, be incognito, bearskin, beat, beat all hollow, beat hollow, beaver, beaverette, becloud, befog, best, black fox, black marten, black sable, blanket, blind, block, blot out, brook mink, buckskin, burrow, bury, cache, calf, calfskin, camouflage, capeskin, cat, cease, cease to be, cease to exist, chinchilla, chinchillette, cloak, cloud, coast seal, coat, collect, conceal, coney, cover, cover up, cowhide, cumulate, curtain, cuticle, deerskin, defeat, dematerialize, depart, dermis, destroy, die, die away, die out, disappear, disguise, dispel, disperse, dissemble, dissipate, dissolve, distract attention from, ditch, do a fade-out, do in, doeskin, dress down, drop from sight, drub, dwindle, eclipse, electric seal, ensconce, enshroud, entomb, envelop, ermine, erode, evanesce, evaporate, exit, fade, fade away, fade out, fell, fix, flagellate, flail, flax, flee, fleece, flesh, flog, fly, fox, fur, furring, furs, garner, garner up, gather into barns, genet, give a dressing-down, gloss over, go, go away, go into hiding, go to ground, go underground, goatskin, harbor, heap up, hibernate, hide away, hide out, hoard, hoard up, hold, hole up, hors de combat, hush up, imitation fur, imitation leather, integument, inter, jacket, jaguar, keep, keep quiet, keep secret, keep under cover, lambaste, lapin, larrup, lash, lather, lay up, leather, leather paper, leave no trace, leave the scene, leopard, lick, lie, lie close, lie doggo, lie hid, lie low, lie snug, lodge, lurk, mantle, marmot, marten, mask, masquerade, melt, melt away, merino, mink, mole, moleskin, monkey, muskrat, nutria, obfuscate, obscure, occult, otter, outclass, outdo, outer layer, outer skin, outfight, outgeneral, outmaneuver, outpoint, outrun, outsail, outshine, paddle, pass, pass away, pass out, pelt, peltry, pelts, perish, pigskin, pile up, plant, play peekaboo, put, put up, rabbit, rabbitskin, raccoon, rawhide, remain anonymous, repress, retire from sight, rind, ruin, sable, save, save up, scourge, screen, seclude, secrete, settle, shade, shagreen, sheath, sheepskin, shelter, shield, shroud, silence, sink, sink away, sit tight, skin, skin alive, skins, skunk, slur over, squirrel, squirrel away, stash, stay in hiding, stock up, stockpile, store up, stripe, suffer an eclipse, suppress, take cover, tan, tegument, thrash, tiger, treasure, treasure up, trim, triumph over, trounce, undo, vair, vanish, vanish from sight, varnish, veil, wallop, waste, waste away, wear a mask, wear away, wear out, welt, whale, whip, white fox, whitewash, wool, worstBouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
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.