Definitions for Concealment

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

con•ceal*kənˈsil(v.t.)

  1. to hide; cover or keep from sight:

    A high wall concealed the house.

  2. to keep secret; avoid disclosing or divulging:

    to conceal one's true motives.

* Syn: See hide1.

Origin of conceal:

1275–1325; ME conselen, concelen < AF conceler < L concēlāre=con-con - +cēlāre to hide; cf. occult

con•ceal′ment(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. privacy, privateness, secrecy, concealment(noun)

    the condition of being concealed or hidden

  2. screen, cover, covert, concealment(noun)

    a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something

    "a screen of trees afforded privacy"; "under cover of darkness"; "the brush provided a covert for game"; "the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background"

  3. concealment, concealing, hiding(noun)

    the activity of keeping something secret

Wiktionary

  1. concealment(Noun)

    The practice of keeping secrets

  2. concealment(Noun)

    The condition of being hidden or concealed

  3. concealment(Noun)

    protection from observation or surveillance

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concealment(noun)

    the act of concealing; the state of being concealed

  2. Concealment(noun)

    a place of hiding; a secret place; a retreat frem observation

  3. Concealment(noun)

    a secret; out of the way knowledge

  4. Concealment(noun)

    suppression of such facts and circumstances as in justice ought to be made known

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. concealment

    The protection from observation or surveillance. See also camouflage; cover; screen.


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