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. Arnold H. Glasgow:

    It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.

  2. William Penn:

    Believe nothing against another but on good authority; and never report what may hurt another, unless it be a greater hurt to some other to conceal it.

  3. Cyril Connolly:

    All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.

  4. Baron Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett:

    May every young scientist remember... and not fail to keep his eyes open for the possibility that an irritating failure of his apparatus to give consistent results may once or twice in a lifetime conceal an important discovery.

  5. Adam Schiff:

    Director Comey testified that Director Comey choice was to ‘ conceal or speak ’ about the Hillary Clinton investigation in the latter two weeks of the campaign, this highly-loaded description meant to justify the decision Director Comey made in the waning days of the presidential campaign is a poor characterization of the choice Director Comey faced. Schiff said the.

Images & Illustrations of conceal

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