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.

  2. Origin: 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 say conceal in sign language?

  1. conceal

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. Edgar Quinet:

    The perfection of art is to conceal art.

  2. Benjamin Franklin:

    He is a fool that cannot conceal his wisdom.

  3. Saki:

    Addresses are given to us to conceal our whereabouts.

  4. Marcus Valerius Martialis:

    Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst.

  5. Francois de La Rochefoucauld:

    The height of cleverness is to be able to conceal it.

Images & Illustrations of conceal

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