What does hidden mean?

Definitions for hidden
ˈhɪd nhid·den

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. concealed, hidden, out of sightadjective

    not accessible to view

    "concealed (or hidden) damage"; "in stormy weather the stars are out of sight"

  2. hidden, secretadjective

    designed to elude detection

    "a hidden room or place of concealment such as a priest hole"; "a secret passage"; "the secret compartment in the desk"

  3. hidden, obscureadjective

    difficult to find

    "hidden valleys"; "a hidden cave"; "an obscure retreat"


  1. hiddenadjective

    That has been hidden.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Hid, Hiddenpart. pass. of hide.

    Thus fame shall be atchiev’d, renown on earth;
    And what most merits fame, in silence hid. John Milton.

    Nature and nature’s laws lay hid in night;
    God said, let Newton be, and all was light. Alexander Pope, Epist.


  1. hidden

    Hidden refers to something that is kept out of sight or concealed from view. It could also refer to something that is not immediately noticeable, difficult to discover, or not openly acknowledged or revealed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hidden

    from Hide. Concealed; put out of view; secret; not known; mysterious

  2. Hidden

    of Hide


  1. Hidden

    Hidden is a BBC Audio original audiobook written by Steven Savile and based on the British science fiction television, Doctor Who spin-off series Torchwood. It was released on 4 February 2008. The story is set during the first series of the show. Like all Torchwood spin-off media, its canonicity in relation to the television series remains unclear.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hidden is ranked #86314 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hidden surname appeared 216 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Hidden.

    93.5% or 202 total occurrences were White.
    2.7% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.7% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hidden' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4354

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hidden' in Adjectives Frequency: #863

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hidden in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hidden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of hidden in a Sentence

  1. Birgitta Evengård:

    If there is a virus hidden in the permafrost that we have not been in contact with for thousands of years, it might be that our immune defense is not sufficient, it is correct to have respect for the situation and be proactive and not just reactive. And the way to fight fear is to have knowledge.

  2. Jake Fiennes:

    You would see the deer that would keep hidden in the brambles would then be walking down the tracks, we would see birds breeding where historically there would be cars parking.

  3. Budget Minister Christian Eckert:

    It's hard to quantify what is hidden.

  4. Michael Grudi?:

    When we observe stars forming in any given region, all we see are star formation sites frozen in time, stars also form in clouds of dust, so they are mostly hidden.

  5. Sage Wilson:

    So much of it seems to be about shifting the cost of driving to workers, that's one of the very expensive parts of doing delivery, and it's a cost which in the short term can remain hidden from people doing the work until they get the big repair or run their car into the ground.

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