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hide

verb
 
 
/haɪd/ ( past tense hid, past participle hidden)
THING [T] B1 to put something in a place where it cannot be seen or found: I hid the money in a vase. [often passive] She kept the diary hidden in a drawer.Hiding and disguisingSecrecy and privacy
PERSON [I] ( also hide yourself) B1 to go to a place where you cannot be seen or found: She ran off and hid behind a tree.Hiding and disguising
FEELING/INFORMATION [T] B1 to keep a feeling or information secret: He couldn't hide his embarrassment. There's something about her past that she's trying to hide from me.Secrecy and privacy
(Definition of hide verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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