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hid, past tense; hidden, past participle; hides, 3rd person singular present; hiding, present participle;
  1. Put or keep out of sight; conceal from the view or notice of others
    • - he hid the money in the house
    • - the sacred relic had been hidden away in a sealed cavern
  2. (of a thing) Prevent (someone or something) from being seen
    • - clouds hid the moon
  3. Keep secret or unknown
    • - Hal could hardly hide his dislike
  4. Conceal oneself
    • - Juliet's first instinct was to hide under the blankets
    • - he had a little money and could hide out until the end of the month
  5. Use (someone or something) to protect oneself from criticism or punishment, esp. in a way considered cowardly or unethical
    • - companies and manufacturers with poor security can hide behind the law
  1. A former measure of land used in England, typically equal to between 60 and 120 acres, being the amount that would support a family and its dependents

  1. the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
  2. prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"
  3. body covering of a living animal
  4. 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"
  5. shroud: cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"
  6. obscure: make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat"
  7. "Hide" is the smash lead single from Joy Williams' third album Genesis. It is available digitally on the internet.
  8. A hide is an animal skin treated for human use. Hides include leather from cattle and other livestock animals, alligator skins, snake skins for shoes and fashion accessories and furs from wild cats, mink and bears. ...
  9. Hide is Creed's fourth single off the "Weathered" album. The song was written by Mark Tremonti/Scott Stapp. Respectively, it did not make any charts (i.e. ...
  10. The hide was originally an amount of land sufficient to support a household, but later in Anglo-Saxon England became a unit used in assessing land for liability to "geld", or land tax. The geld would be collected at a stated rate per hide. ...
  11. The Hide is a 2008 film, the debut from director Marek Losey, grandson of Joseph Losey, who previously had an award-winning career as a director of advertisements. ...
  12. The skin of an animal; (mainly British) A covered structure from which hunters, birdwatchers, etc can observe animals without scaring them; A medieval land measure equal to the amount of land that could sustain one free family; usually 100 acres. ...
  13. (hiding) A state of concealment; A place of concealment
  14. (Hides) Skins of large animals, usually cattle.
  15. (Hides) A safe, dark place for an animal to hide, such as a cave.
  16. (Hides) Slang term for tires.
  17. (hides) In Anglo-Saxon times land was measured in hides. One hide of land was supposed to be enough to meet the needs of one family - for them to live on, grow crops and graze animals. So 7000 hides of land is a very large gift of land indeed.
  18. (Hiding) The ability of an applied finish to cover scuff marks and scratches.
  19. ((a good) hiding) to get beaten up. e.g.. "If you don't shut it I'll give you a good hiding !".
  20. (HIDING) Avoiding something you don't want to see or feel / Secrets; deliberately obscuring an issue (having a hidden agenda); subconsciously using a situation or emotion to hide what is really important; feeling threatened by something or obsessing over it; seclusion; unexposed parts of ...
  21. (Hiding) Onken Bio-pot on Flickr
  22. (hiding) Value is replaced with a constant value (typically 0) of the same size. Sometimes called "black marker".
  23. (hiding) using encapsulation to hide the implementation of a program or data, so that it can only be accessed through a public interface.
  24. Old English unit of area usually equal to 120 acres.
  25. To dream of the hide of an animal, denotes profit and permanent employment.