hide [hid, hidden, -s, -th, hiding] v

OE hýdan < Germanic.

  1. Keep confidential; hold back; veil from knowledge.
  2. Conceal from sight; put in an unseeable position.
  3. Bury in the ground; [fig.] plant in the earth.
  4. Protect; keep in safety.
  5. Not to confess; neglect to disclose.
  6. Phrase. “Hide and Seek”: child's game wherein some players conceal themselves from view and another finds them.