Hypertext Webster Gateway: "hide"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

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

A city that is set on an hill can not be hid.
--Matt. v. 15.

If circumstances lead me, I will find Where truth is
hid. --Shak.

2. To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain
from avowing or confessing.

Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate.

3. To remove from danger; to shelter.

In the time of trouble he shall hide me in his
pavilion. --Ps. xxvi. 5.

{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}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

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.

2. The human skin; -- so called in contempt.

O tiger's heart, wrapped in a woman's hide! --Shak.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

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.]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Hide \Hide\, v. i.
To lie concealed; to keep one's self out of view; to be
withdrawn from sight or observation.

Bred to disguise, in public 'tis you hide. --Pope.

{Hide and seek}, a play of children, in which some hide
themselves, and others seek them. --Swift.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Hide \Hide\, n. [AS. h[=i]d, earlier h[=i]ged; prob. orig., land
enough to support a family; cf. AS. h[=i]wan, h[=i]gan,
members of a household, and E. hind a peasant.] (O. Eng.
(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}.]

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

n 1: the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
[syn: {fell}]
2: body covering of a living animal [syn: {pelt}, {skin}]
v 1: prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide
their faces" [syn: {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 out}]
3: go into hiding or conceal oneself; "Where is your little
brother hiding?"
4: cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization
are shrouded in mystery" [syn: {shroud}, {enshroud}, {cover}]
5: make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or
concealing [syn: {obscure}, {blot out}, {obliterate}]

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