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To hide, or to hide something - thesaurus

Synonyms

hide

verb

to put something in a place so that no one can find or see it

cover

verb

to put one thing over another, in order to protect or hide it

obscure

verb

to cover something so that it cannot be seen

conceal

verb

formal to hide something so that it cannot be found

tuck away

to put something in a place where it is not easy to find or to see

blot out

to cover something so that you can no longer see it

mask

verb

to cover something in order to hide it

camouflage

verb

to hide a person or object by making them look like the natural background

submerge

verb

if something is submerged, it becomes hidden so that people do not notice it or think about it

lie low

to hide, or to try to avoid attracting attention to yourself, because someone is trying to find you

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black out

to prevent someone from reading or seeing something by covering it with something dark

blank out

to hide or cover something so that you cannot see it

block

verb

to be in front of someone so that they cannot see something or so that light cannot reach them

board off

to hide something by putting wooden boards over or around it

cache

verb

to hide weapons or other things

camouflage

verb

to hide a sound with louder or similar sounds

cloak

verb

mainly literary to cover or hide something with something else

conceal

verb

formal to cover something so that it is hidden

cover/hide a multitude of sins

to hide a lot of faults or problems

disguise

verb

to make changes in the way that someone looks so that other people will not recognize them

disguise

noun

something that hides what something really is, especially by making it seem better than it is

duck

verb

to move quickly into or behind something, especially to avoid being seen

enshroud

verb

literary to cover or hide something completely

go to ground

to hide from people who want to catch you, usually for a long time

harbor

the American spelling of harbour

hide

verb

to go or be somewhere where no one can find you or see you

hide

verb

to help someone stay in a place where other people cannot find them or see them

hide

verb

to make something difficult or impossible to see clearly

hide away

to go to a place where no one can find you because you want to be alone

hide away

to put something in a place where no one can find it

hide out

to go somewhere where no one can find you

hiding

noun

a situation in which someone hides, or changes their name or appearance, so that no one will recognize or find them

hole up

if you hole up or are holed up somewhere, you stay there, especially because you are hiding

keep/maintain a low profile

to try to stop people from noticing you

lie in wait (for someone)

to hide so that you can attack someone when they pass you

mask

verb

to hide the smell, taste, or sound of something with a stronger smell or taste or a louder sound

obliterate

verb

to cover something completely so that you cannot see it

palm

verb

to take and hide something in the palm of your hand

plant

verb

to put something illegal or stolen on someone secretly, or to hide it in their possessions, so that they appear guilty when it is found

screen

verb

to hide someone or something by being in front of them

shroud

verb

to cover or hide something

stow away

to hide in a vehicle, ship, or plane in order to travel without permission

throw someone off the scent/track

to stop someone from finding you or from discovering the truth about something by using a clever plan or trick

tuck

verb

to put something in a particular place, especially in order to keep it safe or hidden

veil

verb

to hide something behind something else

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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