What does conceal mean?

Definitions for conceal
kənˈsilcon·ceal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hide, conceal(verb)

    prevent from being seen or discovered

    "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"

  2. conceal, hold back, hold in(verb)

    hold back; keep from being perceived by others

    "She conceals her anger well"

Wiktionary

  1. conceal(Verb)

    To hide something from view or from public knowledge, to try to keep something secret.

    He tried to conceal the truth about his health.

    Etymology: From conceler, from concelare, infinitive of concelo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conceal(verb)

    to hide or withdraw from observation; to cover; to cover or keep from sight; to prevent the discovery of; to withhold knowledge of

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Conceal

    kon-sēl′, v.t. to hide completely or carefully: to keep secret; to disguise: to keep from telling.—adjs. Conceal′able, that may be concealed; Concealed′, hidden.—n. Conceal′ment, act of concealing: secrecy: disguise: hiding-place: (Shak.) a mystery. [O. Fr. conceler—L. concelāre, from con, inten., and celāre, to hide.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conceal' in Verbs Frequency: #798

How to pronounce conceal?

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How to say conceal in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conceal in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conceal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of conceal in a Sentence

  1. Benjamin Franklin:

    He is a fool that cannot conceal his wisdom.

  2. Francis Beaumont:

    All confidence which is not absolute and entire, is dangerous. There are few occasions but where a man ought either to say all, or conceal all; for, how little so ever you have revealed of your secret to a friend, you have already said too much if you think it not safe to make him privy to all particulars.

  3. Qari Yousuf Ahmadi:

    There is no such group there, it is state propaganda, state troops have suffered heavy losses and they are trying to create rifts among the Taliban to conceal their failures.

  4. Edgar Quinet:

    The perfection of art is to conceal art.

  5. Tom Fuentes:

    With a conceal and carry permit, you are responsible for that firearm. With a drone, it's out of your control and someone could get their hands on it -- that's extremely dangerous.

Images & Illustrations of conceal

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