Definition of Hiding

1. Noun. The activity of keeping something secret.




2. Noun. The state of being hidden. "He went into hiding"
Generic synonyms: Concealment, Privacy, Privateness, Secrecy

Definition of Hiding

1. n. The act of hiding or concealing, or of withholding from view or knowledge; concealment.

2. n. A flogging.

Definition of Hiding

1. Verb. (present participle of hide) ¹

2. Noun. A state of concealment. ¹

3. Noun. A place of concealment. ¹

4. Noun. (context: colloquial countable) A beating or spanking. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hiding

1. a beating [n -S] - See also: beating

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hiding

hideous
hideously
hideousness
hideousnesses
hideousship
hideout
hideouts
hider
hiders
hides
hidest
hideth
hidey-hole
hideyhole
hideyholes
hiding (current term)
hiding place
hiding places
hiding to nothing
hidingly
hidings
hidle
hidling
hidlings
hidlins
hidness
hidoku
hidokus
hidradenitis
hidradenitis axillaris of Verneuil

Literary usage of Hiding

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1. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1656 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1903)
"Wilmot in the midst of his own trouble did not forget the King's, and telling Whitgreave of an unnamed friend in hiding, obtained permission to invite him ..."

2. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám: A Paraphrase from Several Literal Translations by Omar Khayyam, Richard Le Gallienne (1901)
"... Where are the fair old faces gone a-hiding? Where is the far-off place of their abiding?" I asked the wise, and thus the wise to me: " Drink, ..."

3. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1901)
"From his hiding-place he wrote to Robert Williams, Governor of the Territory. The vindictive temper and unprincipled conduct of Judge Rodney had forced him, ..."

4. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"Another jest, which A DEFIANCE TO PITT'S HORSK-TAX—A FARMER hiding HIS COW TO STOCKPORT MARKET. took a practical form, was that concocted by a certain ..."

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