Definition of Conceal

1. Verb. Prevent from being seen or discovered. "They conceal themselves"; "Hide the money"




2. Verb. Hold back; keep from being perceived by others. "She conceals her anger well"
Exact synonyms: Hold Back, Hold In
Specialized synonyms: Occult
Derivative terms: Concealing, Concealment

Definition of Conceal

1. v. t. To hide or withdraw from observation; to cover; to cover or keep from sight; to prevent the discovery of; to withhold knowledge of.

Definition of Conceal

1. Verb. (transitive) To hide something from view or from public knowledge, to try to keep something secret. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Conceal

1. to keep from sight or discovery [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conceal

concave shape
concaved
concavely
concaveness
concaves
concaving
concavities
concavity
concavo-concave
concavo-convex
concavoconcave
concavoconcave lens
concavoconvex
concavoconvex lens
concavous
conceal (current term)
concealable
concealed
concealed conduction
concealed haemorrhage
concealed hernia
concealer
concealers
concealeth
concealing
concealingly
concealment
concealments
conceals

Literary usage of Conceal

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"He spake, and from him lifted high and laid The arms within a tamarisk-bush conceal'd, But heap'da mark with rushes and fresh boughs Pluck'd from the bush, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"They insist that the thought shall precede the form, that the symbol shall not conceal the thing symbolized. They insist that systematic and progressive ..."

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