What does concealment mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. privacy, privateness, secrecy, concealmentnoun

    the condition of being concealed or hidden

  2. screen, cover, covert, concealmentnoun

    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, hidingnoun

    the activity of keeping something secret


  1. concealmentnoun

    The practice of keeping secrets

  2. concealmentnoun

    The condition of being hidden or concealed

  3. concealmentnoun

    protection from observation or surveillance

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concealmentnoun

    the act of concealing; the state of being concealed

    Etymology: [OF. concelement.]

  2. Concealmentnoun

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

    Etymology: [OF. concelement.]

  3. Concealmentnoun

    a secret; out of the way knowledge

    Etymology: [OF. concelement.]

  4. Concealmentnoun

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

    Etymology: [OF. concelement.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. concealment

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

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. concealment

    Consists in the suppression of any fact or circumstance as to the state of the ship, the nature of her employ, and the time of sailing or expected arrival, material to the risk of insurance, and is fatal to the insured. But it is held immaterial to disclose the secret destination of privateers, the usages of trade, or matters equally open to both parties.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of concealment in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of concealment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of concealment in a Sentence

  1. Director Comey:

    Not speaking would require [ an ] act of concealment.

  2. Tim Grace:

    At this point, this officer has no cover, no concealment.

  3. Peter Gogarty:

    We have made history here in Australia,( this is the) highest ranked church official to ever be brought to account for what we know is a world wide systematic abuse of children and the concealment of that abuse, we have done something in Australia which no one else has been able to manage.

  4. Grover Cleveland:

    I believe that the public temper is such that the voters of the land are prepared to support the party which gives the best promise of administering the government in the honest, simple, and plain manner which is consistent with its character and purposes. They have learned that mystery and concealment in the management of their affairs cover tricks and betrayal. The statesmanship they require consists in honesty and frugality, a prompt response to the needs of the people as they arise, and a vigilant protection of all their varied interests.

  5. David Riesman:

    America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.

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    pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
    • A. transpire
    • B. denudate
    • C. summon
    • D. abase

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