prevent from being seen or discovered
"Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"
conceal, hold back, hold in(verb)
hold back; keep from being perceived by others
"She conceals her anger well"
To hide something from view or from public knowledge, to try to keep something secret.
He tried to conceal the truth about his health.
Origin: From conceler, from concelare, infinitive of concelo.
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
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
Rank popularity for the word 'conceal' in Verbs Frequency: #798
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The numerical value of conceal in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of conceal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of conceal in a Sentence
The perfection of art is to conceal art.
He is a fool that cannot conceal his wisdom.
Addresses are given to us to conceal our whereabouts.
Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst.
The height of cleverness is to be able to conceal it.
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- skrýt, skrývat, zakrýt, schovat, ukrýtCzech
- verheimlichen, verschleiern, verbergen, verschweigenGerman
- ocultar, esconderSpanish
- peitma, varjamaEstonian
- پنهان کردنPersian
- peittää, kätkeä, salataFinnish
- cacher, dissimulerFrench
- ferbergjeWestern Frisian
- eltitkol, elrejt, titkolHungarian
- fela, hyljaIcelandic
- celare, nascondereItalian
- 숨기다, 감추다Korean
- verbergen, verstoppenDutch
- gøyme, skjule, dekke over, gjemme, fortieNorwegian
- chować, ukrywaćPolish
- omitir, esconderPortuguese
- скрыть, прятать, скрывать, спрятатьRussian
- ปกปิด, ปิดบังThai
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