Meaning of “hide” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /haɪd/ (past tense hid, past participle hidden)

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.
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.

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.

(Definition of “hide verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)