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CONCEAL, verb transitive [Latin To withhold from sight, ; G., To conceal and to heal; the primary sense is to strain, hold, stop, restrain, make fast or strong, all from the same root as the Shemitic.]
1. To keep close or secret; to forbear to disclose; to withhold from utterance or declaration; as, to conceal ones thoughts or opinions.
I have not concealed the words of the Holy One. Job 6:10.
2. To hide; to withdraw from observation; to cover or keep from sight.
What profit is it if we slay our brother and conceal his blood? Genesis 37:26.
A party of men concealed themselves behind a wall. A mask conceals the face.
CONCEALABLE, adjective That may be concealed; hid or kept close.
CONCEALED, participle passive Kept close or secret; hid; withdrawn from sight; covered.
CONCEALER, noun One who conceals; as the concealer of a crime.
CONCEALING, participle present tense Keeping close or secret; forbearing to disclose; hiding; covering.
CONCEALING, noun A hiding; a withholding from disclosure.
1. Forbearance of disclosure; a keeping close or secret; as the concealment of opinions or passions.
2. The act of hiding, covering, or withdrawing from sight; as the concealment of the face by a mask, or of the person by any cover or shelter.
3. The state of being hid or concealed; privacy; as a project formed in concealment
4. The place of hiding; a secret place; retreat from observation; cover from sight.
The cleft tree offers its kind concealment to a few, their food its insects, and its moss their nests.